Portland Police investigating hit and run accident

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January 02, 2014 16:35

  

This morning, January 2, 2014, at approximately 4:15 a.m., East Precinct police officers responded to the Plaid Pantry at 6440 S.E. 82nd Avenue, on a report of a hit and run accident. Officers arrived and learned that a female suspect had driven a vehicle into the store. She then fled the scene, colliding with two other vehicles in the process.

The suspect vehicle suffered significant damage and was abandoned in the area of S.E. 81st Avenue and S.E. Tolman Street. Witnesses reported seeing a male, identified as the passenger, and a female, identified as the driver, leave the vehicle on foot. Officers located the male and were able to interview him regarding the accident. The driver has not been taken into custody at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Portland Police Bureau
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Portland, Oregon 97204