POLICE SEEK TO IDENTIFY DRIVER IN FELONY HIT SKIP WHO CRITICALLY INJURED A 13 YEAR OLD BOY

The Cleveland Division of Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect wanted in a felony hit skip which critically injured a 13 year old boy. On February 22, 2018 at approximately 9:20pm, a vehicle being pursued by East Cleveland Police entered the City of Cleveland and struck the boy as he crossed St. Clair Avenue near Eddy Road.  The boy suffered severe injuries and remains hospitalized.  The driver fled the scene and the vehicle was later discovered to have been burned and abandoned. Investigators within the Accident Investigation Unit urge anyone with information to contact police at 216-623-5809.  Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).