WANTED: Leaving the Scene (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified vehicle and/or its operator wanted for questioning in connection with leaving the scene of an accident within the confines of the 121st Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Leonard Avenue and Neal Dow Avenue, the unidentified operator of the vehicle struck a 12-year-old male victim who was riding a bicycle. The victim was transported to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was treated for a broken leg and released.

  • The unidentified vehicle is a white 4-door Jeep Wrangler with a black top.

 Surveillance video is attached it was taken from a residence on Lathrop Avenue and shows the unidentified vehicle turn from St. John Avenue onto Lathrop Avenue shortly before the incident.  

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.