(Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police issued an official statement this week asking for the assistance of the public in locating the driver of a truck that collided with a Selden home and fled the scene last month.
The truck, described as a older, black, two-door Chevrolet S-10 Blazer pick-up with a cap installed on the rear, reportedly crashed through a fence located on the side of a house located at Tilden Avenue and Fairlane Drive at approximately 6 p.m. on Feb. 5, authorities said.
The truck ended up in the home’s backyard, where the driver remained for several minutes. The driver then backed his truck up, colliding into the side of the house, and then took off through the hole in the fence it had created.
The house suffered some structural damage, however no injuries were reported, according to police.
The truck was reported to have fled north on Fairline Avenue, then making a right turn and proceeding eastbound on Catalina Lane, making good his escape, cops said.
The driver fled northbound on Fairline Avenue in the truck before making a right turn and escaping eastbound on Catalina Lane.
The driver was described by witnesses as a white male, between 20 to 25 years-old, with brown hair. No license plate number was given.
Suffolk County Sixth Squad detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential. Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000.