Child struck by police cruiser in Northwest D.C.

A child was hit by a police cruiser Sunday afternoon in Northwest D.C., police say.

MPD has confirmed that the child suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Children's Hospital.

The incident happened at 4:07pm in the 4300 block of Arkansas Avenue, NW near Varnum, NW.

Police have referred to the child as a juvenile but the age and gender have not been released.

This story will be updated when more information is available.