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Aurora Police Release Hit & Run Driver Sketch

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A sketch of the driver wanted for hitting a teen then taking her to a 7-Eleven near E. Colfax & Laredo in Aurora. (credit: Aurora Police)

A sketch of the driver wanted for hitting a teen then taking her to a 7-Eleven near E. Colfax & Laredo in Aurora. (credit: Aurora Police)

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- Police in Aurora have released a sketch of the driver they are looking for who struck a teenage girl and then dropped her off at a 7-Eleven store.

The 14-year-old suffered bruises and scrapes after being struck by the vehicle in the intersection of East Colfax and Laredo early Thursday morning.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The driver allegedly panicked after the collision. Police say he lifted the girl up and put her in his car and then drove her to a nearby 7-Eleven.

Police said they don’t have a good description of what the car looks like. They initially said kidnapping charges could be tied to the case, but that most likely will not be a charge now.

The suspect was described as being a black man in his 20s with short dreadlocks. He was driving a dark colored sedan. Anyone with more information is asked to contact Aurora police.

Information From Aurora Police

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Christine Hurley at (303)739-6113 or Sergeant Joe Young at (303)739-6093. You can also provide information on this case AND remain anonymous by calling CRIME STOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867). You may be eligible to earn a reward of up to two thousand dollars ($2,000).

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