Loughton hit and run – First pic of boy, 12, killed after car ploughed into pupils as man, 51, arrested for murder – The Sun

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was killed when a car ploughed into students outside an Essex school yesterday with police arresting a man on suspicion of murder.

The schoolboy, named locally as Harley Watson, was killed and another five students were injured outside Debden Park High School in Loughton on Monday afternoon.



A 51-year-old man, from Loughton, was arrested overnight on suspicion of murder and six counts of attempted murder.

Among the injured were a four boys aged 12, 13 and two aged 15, along with a 16-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman.

In one tribute posted on social media, Harley was remembered as a "caring" young boy.

The message read: "Today my little mate Harley sadly was involved in a devastated accident which has killed him.

"I know Harley did not deserve any of this because he was a caring boy and would never hurt anyone so everyone please make all your family members that drive a car, to please be careful on the roads."

He added: "Our hearts as praying with Harley's family."

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