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Toddler Crossing NYC Street Victim of Scooter Hit-and-Run: Police

Hit-and-run scooter suspect identified in NYPD tweet.

Police in Manhattan want to find the scooter operator accused of injuring a toddler and speeding away earlier this month.

The 2-year-old boy was crossing the street with his dad in the Lower East Side when he was hit by the driver of a motorized scooter, police said.

The NYPD tweeted out a photo of the suspect in the June 2 hit-and-run.

Authorities said the incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. near Suffolk and East Houston streets.

The extent of the injuries suffered by the toddler wasn't immediately clear.

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