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Edmundston police seize vehicle following hit-and-run

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — The Edmundston Police Force has identified and seized a vehicle suspected to have been involved in a Monday hit-and-run incident.

According to a statement from Inspector Steve Robinson, a pedestrian who was walking on Monday, April 27, on the sidewalk of Saint-François Street near Tighe Street was most likely the victim of a hit-and-run. The incident occurred sometime between 9:30 and 10 a.m.

The 40-year-old Edmundston man, whom police did not identify, was injured but has since been released from Edmundston Regional Hospital.

Following information contributed by citizens, police were able to identify and seize a suspicious vehicle, which is now being examined by authorities.

Robinson said it is possible that some debris from the car may have been found by citizens in the area, and asked anyone with information to call 506.739.2100.

The Edmundston Police Force would like to acknowledge the citizens who responded in large numbers to the request for assistance, he added.

 

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