Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash in Norwich

Norwich police have identified a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that sent a pedestrian to the hospital on Sunday.

Police said around 9:15 p.m. Sunday they responded to the area of 275 Washington Street after a vehicle struck a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene they found the pedestrian injured. The victim was taken to Backus hospital for treatment.

The driver fled the scene, police said.

Through investigation police determined the suspect vehicle to be a newer style silver Jeep Grand Cherokee. On Monday, through an anonymous tip, police found the vehicle and a suspect. Police have not publicly identified the suspect at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Norwich police at 860-886-5561 or the anonymous tip line at 860-886-5561 ext. 500.

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