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DATE/TIME: Monday, July 16th, 2007 / 09:45 PM
SUBJECT:BLACK PICK-UP TRUCK SOUGHT AFTER STRIKING CHILD / FLEEING

The publicís help is requested in locating the driver of a black pick-up truck who struck and seriously injured an 8-year old Hamilton Hill boy on Friday evening and then fled the scene.

At about 6 p.m., Gustavo Mostafa was crossing Albany Street near Paige Street when he was struck by a pick-up truck that was traveling west on Albany. After striking the boy, the truck continued west on Albany. Gustavo sustained serious leg injuries and was transported to Albany Medical Center. His condition is not known at this time.

The truck is described as a black, full-size extended cab pick-up that has an attached chrome toolbox in the bed and a chrome rear bumper.

Anyone with information is asked to call 382-5263.