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Home Depot Hit and Run

Wednesday December 7th, 2011, 12:35pm


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Windsor Police are requesting the assistance of the public in attempting to locate a vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run just after 12 noon on Saturday, December 3rd at the Home Depot parking lot located at 1925 Division Road.

A 42-year-old man told police he had been driving his 2004 Chrysler Sebring with his mother and daughter as passengers in the vehicle. He was stopped in the left turning lane facing southbound on Provincial Road waiting to turn left onto Division Road and was struck from the rear by a newer model black Acura driven by a male in his early 30’s.

After the collision, both drivers exited their vehicles and assessed the damage. The drivers both agreed to pull off to the side of the road to call police. The driver of the Sebring proceeded to pull into a parking lot across the street and after doing so, he watched the driver of the Acura drive away south on Provincial Road.

The hit and run driver then began to follow the Acura as it turned left onto the 6th Concession and then right on Division Road into the Home Depot lot in an attempt to evade the complainant. He then the Acura as it pulled out of the lot and then sped off westbound on Division Road away from the complainant.

The complainant remained in the lot and waited for police. Nobody was injured as a result of the accident. The complainants’ vehicle sustained moderate damage to the rear bumper.

The suspect vehicle is described as a newer model Acura, black in colour with four doors. The vehicle sustained moderate front end damage. The first two letters on the Ontario Licence plate are “AM”.

The suspect driver is described as a white male in his early thirties, 5’11”, 180 lbs with short dark hair and dark stubble facial hair. He was wearing a black 3/4 length jacket, a beige cap and spoke with a lisp. Anyone with any information regarding the suspect vehicle or its driver are asked to call the Windsor Police Traffic Follow Up Unit at 519-255-6700 ext 4211 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS(8477).

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