Police in Schererville are seeking the public's help in reference to a boy on a bicycle being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening near 81st Place and Westwood Court. Police say witnesses advised that the vehicle is described as an older mini-van being driven by a white or Hispanic female with dark hair, wearing a tank top and shorts. Conflicting statements were given as to the color of the vehicle, which ranged from light blue to blue, light green, green, or black, and as to the way the female was wearing her hair, which police say some witnesses stated as being in pig tails or in a pony-tail, while others described her hair as long and straight. Witnesses did advise authorities that the female got out of the vehicle and spoke with the subject and his friend, and retrieved a piece or all of the front bumper and placed it into her vehicle, and then left the scene traveling south on Burr Street. The boy was taken to South Lake Methodist Hospital for treatment, but the severity of his injuries are unknown at last check. Anyone with information regarding this incident, which took place around 5pm, is asked to contact the Schererville Police Department.
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