San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 3, 2016/ 5:20 pm

INCIDENT: Major Injury Hit and Run

LOCATION: Del Rosa Avenue and Baseline Street

SUSPECT(S): Hispanic Male 40-50 years old with facial hair

VICTIM(S): 3 Year Old Boy

Summary

On December 3, 2016, at around 5:20 PM, deputies from the Highland Station responded to a hit and run at a strip mall near the intersection of Baseline Street and Del Rosa Avenue.

  

Deputies located a three year old boy suffering from major road-rash in the strip mall’s parking lot. Deputies learned the boy was stuck as he was crossing the parking lot, he became lodged under the vehicle’s wheel and was dragged. The driver backed off the boy and drove away.

  

The boy was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition.

  

Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a maroon or burgundy late 1990’s model Ford F150. The truck bed has boarded side-walls and was carrying landscaping equipment.

  

The driver was described as a Hispanic male adult (40-50 years old) with a beard or goatee.

  

Deputies have a partial license plate number and are currently investigating several leads.

  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Highland Police Department at (909) 425-9793. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call 1-800-78-CRIME or online at www.wetip.com.    

  
Refer:Deputy Kyle Glozer

Station:Highland Station

Phone No.(909) 425-9793

Case No.131605211

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700