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NEWS: Nunavut October 04, 2012 - 12:11 pm

Police want help with Arviat hit-and-run case

A "dark-colored Jeep style vehicle" hit a teenaged girl on Sept. 13


Police in Arviat are asking the public to help locate a vehicle that hit a teenager Sept. 13 and to assist in identifying its driver.

A 15-year old girl was walking alone on a street in Arviat shortly before 10 p.m. near the Elders Centre when she was struck by a vehicle driving toward her, the RCMP said in an Oct. 4 news release.

The collision broke the girl’s leg, it said.

She told police that the vehicle that hit her was a “dark-colored Jeep style vehicle.”

The vehicle did not stop after hitting her.

Police say they don’t know yet whether the driver of the vehicle they’re seeking was intoxicated, police said.

Members of the public are urged to contact the Arviat RCMP at 867-857-0123 or at 867-857-1111 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS (8477).

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