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Portsmouth Police searching for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that left man seriously injured

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Posted at 5:11 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 17:12:02-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Investigators with the Portsmouth Police Department Strategic Traffic Unit are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that left a man seriously injured Sunday evening.

Around 5:33 p.m., officers responded to the 3200 block of Victory Boulevard for a report of an auto-pedestrian crash. When they arrived on scene, they found a man in the street with a serious injury to his upper body.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene before police arrived.

The vehicle is described as a Ford truck/SUV, and police say the vehicle lost its passenger side mirror in the aftermath of the crash.

If you know anything about this hit-and-run, you are asked to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Strategic Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8013 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously via the P3Tips app.

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