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Police looking for man accused of hitting 1-year-old with SUV, driving away from scene

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Oct 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-30 16:36:57-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police need your help identifying a man who they say hit a 1-year-old with a SUV and sped off.

On October 19 at around 5:30 p.m., an older gray SUV hit the child on Holland Drive near a trailer park.

The suspect’s vehicle did not stop after it hit the child and sped away from the scene.

The driver is described as a possibly Hispanic or Indian male with dark, short hair wearing a white t-shirt. Witnesses say there was a heavyset white woman in the passenger seat.

Police say that the vehicle has been seen in the trailer park before this incident and the driver may have been a previous resident.

The child had serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.