Police Searching For Suspect in Hit-and-Run Case

A suspect intentionally struck a man with his car Sat. night at Rodriguez and West Front Streets.

Police in Watsonville are seeking help in tracking down a suspect that intentionally struck a man with his car Saturday night, according to police.

Officers responded to a report of a hit and run at Rodriguez and West Front Streets at about 10:30 p.m., police said.When police arrived, they found an injured man lying on the ground
in an alley, according to police.

The man, as well as witnesses, told police that a male driver of a white minivan intentionally hit him before fleeing east on West Front Street, police said.

The victim was transported to a hospital to be treated for injuries not considered life threatening, police said.

Police are investigating the crime.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Watsonville police at (831) 768-3352 or the crime tip line at (831) 768-3544.

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