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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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Woman Severely Injured in Hit-and-Run Incident Detectives Reach Out to the Public for Help NR13073rf

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic Division (CTD) detectives are hoping for public assistance in locating the driver responsible for seriously injuring a pedestrian crossing a street.

Around 8:20 p.m. on March 6, 2013, a woman crossing eastbound on Holmes Avenue south of Slauson Avenue was struck by a vehicle heading north on Holmes Avenue. Aside from a description of the vehicle as a green, four-door car, detectives have few leads on the case and no description of the driver.

Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to contact CTD Detective Jose De Leon at 213-972-1825. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.