At 5:45 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Portland Street and Manor Drive to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. A 22-year-old man was proceeding west across Manor Drive when he was struck by a vehicle turning right from Portland Street. He fell to the ground sustaining minor injuries and went to Dartmouth General Hospital for further treatment. The suspect vehicle was followed by a witness to the area of Oathill Crescent and Celtic Drive. The vehicle was described as a beige Cheverolet Malibu or Impala. Investigators are checking different possibilities of the plate provided as it did not match the vehicle.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.