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Police searching for driver of pickup truck that struck moped and fled scene last week

The driver of the moped was not injured but the moped was damaged

(Video: The suspect video is visible in this video, provided by the Wilmington Police Department.)

WILMINGTON — Police are asking for help identifying the driver of a pickup truck that struck a moped in Wilmington and fled the scene.

“Officers responded to the intersection of South 7th Street and Castle Street on Dec. 18 around 7:30 p.m. where the victim said he was on his way home from work, stopped at the stop sign when the suspect turned left on South 7th Street and collided with him. The suspect stopped briefly, but never exited the suspect vehicle, and then fled [the] scene,” according to WPD.

The driver was not injured in the incident, however, his moped was damaged.

Police believe the truck in question could be a dark gray Toyota Tundra.

Anyone with information should contact WPD at 910.343.3609 or use Text A Tip

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