Unknown Suspect Wanted for Felony Hit and Run

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Up to $1,000 Reward Offered  

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck a pedestrian in the Ocean Beach area of San Diego. 

On April 9, 2018, at six minutes after midnight, a 26-year-old good samaritan (victim) stopped to assist a disabled motorist who was parked along the west curb line of the 2900 block of Sunset Cliffs Boulevard near Robb Field. While the victim was standing next to the disabled vehicle, an unknown suspect driving southbound on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard struck the victim and the disabled vehicle. The suspect continued driving southbound and fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and sustained a fractured lower right leg and other internal injuries. The victim is now recovering at home.   

Suspect Vehicle Description:

The suspect vehicle is described as a green 1998 or 1999 Subaru Outback Legacy wagon. The suspect vehicle will have right front end damage, including a damaged grill, fog lamp and right side mirror.   

Stock photos of Subaru Outback Legacy (not actual photos of suspect vehicle) 

Subaru outback

 

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect and or the suspect’s vehicle is asked to call SDPD’s Traffic Division at (858) 495-7805 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sergeant Victoria Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or email at vhouseman@pd.sandiego.gov
  • Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at msherring@pd.sandiego.gov or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at adriana.uribe@sdsheriff.org .