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CPSO searching for hit-and-run suspect

Posted at 11:55 AM, Dec 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-12 12:55:53-05

LAKE CHARLES, La. – Police are asking for assistance identifying a hit-and-run suspect.

On December 6 at 6:00 a.m., an 84-year-old man, while checking his mail, was struck by a car traveling southbound in the 7500 block of Choupique Rd. in Sulphur. The car is believed to be a 2008-2013 maroon Nissan Sentra and will be missing the passenger side mirror.

The victim is recovering in the hospital with a severe injury to his hand.

Anyone with information about this incident please contact Sgt. Bryan Guth and reference CPSO case #18-150599.