VIDEO: WPD looking for hit and run suspect

WPD searching for suspect in hit-and-run at Third and Wooster streets

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a driver involved in a hit and run at the intersection of Third and Wooster streets last week.

Video shows the car running a red light and striking another vehicle. Police say the driver, who does not own the car, fled the scene on foot.

Police say the wreck caused about $7,000 in damages.

The vehicle’s owner, Kayleigh Elizabeth Shreffler, 19, has been charged with hinder and delay investigation for refusing to identify the driver.

Anyone with information on the wreck is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609.

3rd and Wooster Hit and Run

Police are searching for a hit and run suspect wanted for running a red light at 3rd and Wooster on August 26 and striking another vehicle, causing an estimated $7,000 in damages. The suspect driver, who does not own the vehicle he was driving, is described as a Hispanic male, approximately six feet tall, medium build. He fled on foot following the collision. The vehicle’s owner — Kayleigh Elizabeth Shreffler, 19 — has been charged with Hinder and Delay Investigation for refusing to identify the driver.

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Thursday, September 3, 2020

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