A PENSIONER was mown down by a mobility scooter in a hit and run incident in Hampshire.

The 94-year-old woman was injured after being hit by the vehicle in the centre of Romsey.

She was in the alleyway next to Boots in The Hundred at about 12.30pm on Saturday (March 29) when she was hit.

She was left with cuts and bruises to her ankle, which required treatment.

The person driving the mobility scooter did not stop after the pensioner was knocked to the floor.

Police officers investigating the incident are urging witnesses to come forward.

PC Peter Stansfield said: “This incident has left an elderly woman injured and very shaken. It has happened at a busy time of the day in Romsey town centre and I'm sure someone will have seen something relevant to our investigation. I'd urge them to contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Stansfield at Romsey police station on 101.