Police Seek Driver in Connection to Hit-and-Run Involving Child

Newport police seek information on a driver who allegedly hit an 11-year-old boy with his SUV Wednesday afternoon.

Newport police are asking for the public's help to find a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident that struck an 11-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect, described as a white male, was driving a brown or gold SUV when he hit the child at the intersection of Kay Street and Everett Street around 3:30 p.m.

He left the area southbound on Kay Street, said police.

The child, who was walking home, sustained minor injuries.

Information about the incident may be reported to the detective division at 401-847-8300

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Nellie Sabin January 16, 2014 at 02:35 PM
Someone in a big SUV hit a child and KEPT GOING? This person has no human decency whatsoever. Hope they find him. What if someone hit HIS kid and drove away? How would he like that?


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