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Opelousas Police asking for help in hit-and-run that left teen injured

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Posted at 12:50 PM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-08 14:49:42-04

The Opelousas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the person responsible for a hit and run accident that happened on July 4, 2021 in 1300 blk of Mouton St.

The incident left a 13-year-old severely injured who is currently Hospitalized in a Baton Rouge area hospital in serious condition.

OPD says the incident occurred between between 9:30 and 10:00 pm. The first call received by the department in reference to the incident was at 11:16 pm from hospital staff.

The only description given was that of a light colored four-door sedan.

Opelousas Police urge anyone with any information related to the hit and run incident to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, [] or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous.