Crime Stoppers: Unsolved hit and run

Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA - The Columbus Police Departments Hit and Run Unit is seeking your assistance in obtaining information on a Hit and Run accident.

On Thursday, July 8, 2010 Police responded to the scene of a male pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle.

The pedestrian was crossing Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard when a small SUV or Wagon struck the pedestrian and kept traveling eastbound.

A witness stated that the small SUV or Wagon returned to the scene, drug the pedestrian from the roadway, then left the area.

A witness assisted Police with the incident, and a surveillance video was obtained from a nearby Business with additional information.

Investigators are seeking assistance in the identity of the suspect driving the Hit and Run vehicle.

Suspect Information:
black male
light-skin with dreads
driving an unknown tan colored SUV
 traveling east on MLK Jr. Blvd.

If you have any information or tips concerning the identity of the suspect and his location, please contact the Columbus Police Department Hit and Run Unit at (706) 225-4040. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at (706) 653-3188.

If your information leads to an arrest and indictment, you could receive a reward of up to $1000.00 and you do not have to give your name.

Source: Columbus Crime Stoppers