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12-Year-Old Critically Injured After Being Struck By Baltimore Police Car

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- A 12-year-old boy is hospitalized after being struck by a Baltimore police cruiser.

It happened just after 4 p.m. Thursday in the 3800 block of Falls Road.

City police say the boy was struck after running out in front of a marked patrol car.

He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. The officer was unharmed.

Police say the vehicle's lights and sirens were not on at the time of the incident.

Detectives are investigating.

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