‘Wasn’t a big deal:’ Police seek suspect in hit-and-run that left 11-year-old boy injured
WAUWATOSA — Wauwatosa police have released surveillance photos of a vehicle wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash in which an 11-year-old boy was injured.
It happened on Wednesday, Nov. 14 near 68th and Milwaukee Avenue around 3 p.m.
Police said the boy was attempting to walk across the street when he was struck. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening.
The suspect vehicle has been described as a 1997-2005 Buick Century, tan in color, with no license plates. It has a trailer hitch and a piece of paper taped up in the rear driver’s side window.
The striking driver has been described as a man, black, between the ages of 40 and 50, weighing between 200 and 230 pounds, with a graying, scruffy beard.
Police said the suspect initially stopped, but then commented to a witness that the incident “wasn’t a big deal,” and fled southbound on 68th Street.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect or suspect vehicle is asked to please contact police.