Police seek leads in hit-run
DURHAM - Durham police are asking for information about a hit-and-run accident that critically injured a man Saturday night on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard.
The accident happened around 10:11 p.m. in the 4500 block of Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard near the U.S. 15-501 split.
A 19-year-old was riding a scooter east on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard when his scooter was struck from behind by a vehicle, throwing him off. He was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
Officers have no description of the suspect vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to call Officer J.B. Eason at 919-429-9447 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
71-year-old man robbed
DURHAM – Police are investigating the Oct. 1 robbery of a 71-year-old man at his home in the 400 block of East Geer Street. He said a Cricket cellphone, radio, weed trimmer, hedge cutter and wallet worth $417 were stolen.
In other crime:
- A robbery in the 900 block of West Trinity Avenue is being investigated. The victim said a debit card, jewelry and Samsung cellphone worth $1,160 were stolen Oct. 5.
- An iPhone 4 was stolen Sept. 30 during a robbery in the 500 block of North Duke Street. The victim told police a driver’s license and debit cards also were stolen.
Contact Keith Upchurch at email@example.com or 919-419-6612.