Suspect Wanted for Leaving Hit-and-Run, Striking 16-Year-Old Crossing the Street

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle and the operator of the vehicle depicted in the above photo.

Authorities state that on Friday, September 10, 2021, at approximately 3:20 pm, Unit #1 (a small 4 door silver vehicle) was traveling south on Mascher St, turning left to eastbound on Duncannon Ave, when it struck a 16-year-old male pedestrian while crossing the intersection from the southeast corner to the northeast corner in the crosswalk with a green traffic signal when he was struck. The vehicle also had a green traffic signal but failed to yield to the pedestrian. The vehicle then fled the scene and was last seen east of Duncannon Ave.

Philadelphia Fire Department Medic Units transported the male victim to St. Christopher’s Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this vehicle and the operator is encouraged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department’s Accident Investigation District at 215-685-3180 or dial 911.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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