Police Seek Hit & Run Driver After Vehicle Strikes A Residence

On August 15, 2022, at about 1808 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the 200-block of King William Street for a report that a vehicle struck a residence and left the scene.  Officers determined that the incident happened about 2 hours prior to police arrival and no one was home at the time of the crash.


An investigation at the scene determined that a black pick-up truck struck the side of the residence, causing damage to both the exterior and interior of the residence.  No one is known to have been injured during the crash.


Nearby video showed a white male driver, wearing a navy sleeveless t-shirt, plaid shorts and flip-flops.  He has a tattoo on the back of his left calf.  The driver and vehicle left the scene after the crash.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PFC P. Klein at (302) 366-7100 x. 3480 or pklein@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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