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Monday, November 19, 2018

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Surveillance Video of Vehicle vs Pedestrian Felony Hit and Run


Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's Central Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information regarding the events that led up to a hit and run collision that injured a 72-year-old man.

On October 7, 2018, around 4:25 p.m., a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic collision occurred in a parking-lot located near the 2900 block of Loz Feliz Boulevard. The driver in a gray Dodge Ram pick-up truck collided with the victim striking him on his left shoulder. The driver stopped momentarily, but failed to identify himself or render aid to the victim as required by law.

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise. Certified Collision Repair Centers also qualify for this reward.

Driver is described as a male possible Armenian, around 40-years-old. He stands around 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.

Passenger is described as a male possible Armenian, around 20-years-old. He stands around 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.

The vehicle is described as 2000 to 2010 gray Dodge Ram pick-up truck, with damage to the driver's side view mirror.



Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Central Traffic Division, Detective Moses Castillo at (213) 833-3713. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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