WEST BRIGHTON, Staten Island — Police are searching for a 24-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run that left a 13-year-old injured in Staten Island.
Police responded to a hit-and-run Thursday just before 6 p.m. in the area of Henderson Avenue and Broadway in the West Brighton section of the borough.
When they arrived, they found a 13-year-old with non-life threatening injuries to his body.
An investigation revealed the teen was trying to cross the street when the car sped by and hit him. The car then struck a utility pole.
Police say Tyreek Wilson then ran away from the scene.
Wilson is described as being 5-foot-11 and weighing 175 pounds.
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