UPDATE: Wilmington police identify suspect in hit-and-run case

Suspect in hit and run on Covil Avenue in Wilmington
Suspect in hit and run on Covil Avenue in Wilmington(Wilmington Police Department)
Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 5:33 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - UPDATE: The Wilmington Police Department has identified the suspect in a hit and run incident that took place in early July.

A victim was rear ended at approximately 8:19 a.m. on July 6 in the 500 Block of Covil Ave in Wilmington.

WPD announced the case was closed in an updated Facebook post around 10:15 Wednesday morning.

The description given of the suspected vehicle is a dark green SUV -- possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe. The victim and witness stated that the driver was a white female with “reddish” hair between the ages of 20-30.

See the Facebook post below for additional information:

UPDATE: Thanks to your tips, we have closed the case and assisted the victim!! Thank you! WPD is asking for the...

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Monday, July 26, 2021

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