Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Hit-and-run suspect wanted for striking a motorcyclist on Castle St.

WILMINGTON—Wilmington Police Department is asking for help finding the owner of a silver/grey 2003-2011 Lincoln Town Car. On Thursday, Nov. 19, around 12:20 p.m., the car struck a motorcyclist on Castle at 6th St.

The car was traveling south and fled the scene after hitting the left side of the motorcycle, which was traveling west. The motorcyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries.

WPD posted below photo on Facebook of the suspect vehicle’s front chrome bumper covers and bumper cushion, which were left at the scene.

Anyone with information should contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use the new Wilmington NC PD app to make an anonymous tip. Text 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword WPDNC.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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