WPD looking for suspect in hit and run at Independence Mall

WPD looking for suspect in hit and run at Independence Mall
Nathan William Benedict (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection to a hit and run.

According to police, 18-year-old Nathan William Benedict is accused of crashing into a car, a chain link fence and a tree at Independence Mall just before 10:30 a.m. June 23.

Benedict allegedly fled the scene on foot.

No injuries were reported as a result of the wreck. Police estimate damages to be in excess of $7,000.

Benedict is wanted for hit and run, property damage, reckless driving and having no operators license.

Anyone with information on Benedict’s whereabouts is asked to call the WPD at 910-343-3609 or 910-765-7822.

Hit & Run Investigation: Police are looking for 18 year old Nathan William Benedict for hit & run, property damage,...

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Wednesday, 8 July 2020

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