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CORRECTED: Grande Prairie police looking for taxi that allegedly struck pedestrian in hit and run

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CORRECTION: Cst. Melanie McIntosh with the Grande Prairie RCMP has issued the following clarification about Monday’s release: “RCMP would like to clarify that the suspect vehicle is yellow in colour and it is unknown if it is associated with a company.”

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – Mounties in Grande Prairie RCMP are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect involved in a hit and run.

According to RCMP Cst. Melanie McIntosh, a nineteen-year-old man was hit from behind by a cab while walking southbound on 93A St. near 108 Ave between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. on February 21st. After hitting the man, the vehicle left the scene and turned westbound on 108th Ave. The man suffered minor injuries in the collision.

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Cst. McIntosh said that the suspect vehicle is described as a yellow taxicab with tinted windows and checkers on its side.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

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