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Young boy injured in Allentown hit-and-run

Published On: Apr 21 2013 10:06:08 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2013 12:42:05 PM EDT
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Allentown police say charges will be filed against a man accused of injuring a four-year-old boy in a hit-and-run Saturday night.

Authorities say they have charged 21-year-old Engelbert Martinez-Infante of Allentown. 

Police say it happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Liberty Street when the driver of the car fled the scene after striking the boy, who was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.


Police say witnesses helped them to locate the driver nearby.

Police added that Martinez-Infante was also driving without a license.