MPD searching for suspect who allegedly stole car, hit pedestrian and fled

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are searching for a suspect who reportedly stole a car, hit a pedestrian and fled the scene.

The accident happened at Chelsea and Watkins on May 15.

Police said a pedestrian was crossing the street when they were hit by a vehicle.

The vehicle fled the scene but was found nearby.

Police determined the vehicle was stolen.

Investigators recovered video evidence of the suspect making a purchase a store the same day of the hit-and-run, police said.

No arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing.

Call 901-528-CASH with tips.