Violet-Grace hit and run: Man arrested

Violet-Grace
Violet-Grace

Police have arrested a man in connection with the hit and run crash that killed four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens.

The 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of being carried in a stolen vehicle.

He has been released pending further enquiries.

Violet-Grace died on Saturday night.

She and her grandmother Angie French were hit by a stolen car on Friday afternoon in Prescot Road, St Helens.

Ms French remains in a serious but stable condition.