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Police release photo in hit-and-run involving skateboarder, 15

Skateboarder

Henderson Police

Henderson police released this photo taken by a passerby of a man suspected in the hit-and-run of a 15-year-old skateboarder.

Hit-and-run incident

Henderson Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run with 15-year-old skateboarder Jan. 12.

Police said the boy was riding a skateboard in the street at about 4:20 p.m. when he saw a car turn off Center Street onto Fir Street. The driver struck the boy and drove off, authorities said.

The boy was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle didn't stop or call 911, police said.

Authorities released a passerby's cell phone photo that police say shows the vehicle and driver suspected of being involved in the incident.

A witness described the car as a green or teal Nissan Altima.

Anyone with information about the identity of the driver is being asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-5099. Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

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