BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 12-year-old boy is hospitalized after being struck by a Baltimore police cruiser.

It happened just after 4 p.m. Thursday in the 3800 block of Falls Road.

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City police say the boy was struck after running out in front of a marked patrol car.

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He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. The officer was unharmed.

Police say the vehicle’s lights and sirens were not on at the time of the incident.

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Detectives are investigating.