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Man arrested in connection with hit and run

Police announced today that a man has been arrested in connection with the hit and run that killed eleven year old Jane Smith. The man has been identified as Matthew Daines, 42.

A police spokesperson announced that Daines was arrested after information was received from members of the public following the appeal by Jane’s family.

Daines’ van, a blue Ford Transit, was removed from garage near his home for forensic investigation while Daines is currently being interviewed following his arrest.

A representative for the Smith family when asked said “Nothing can bring our Jane back. We just hope that justice is done.”

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