FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Officer S. Christensen, 760-839-4962
On 06/30/11 at about 1pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department responded to a 911 call at El Norte Liqour (1284 N. Escondido Blvd) reference a 9 year old girl being struck by a bicyclist in the parking lot of the business. The girl suffered a broken leg from the collision. The bicyclist immediately fled the scene and was seen riding his bicycle southbound on Escondido Blvd from the liquor store. The victim was transported to PMC by Escondido Fire paramedics for medical treatment.
The suspect is described as a 13-15 year old Hispanic juvenile wearing a black T-shirt and riding a black BMX style bicycle.
The cause of the collision is still being investigated by the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer S. Christensen of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division at 760-839-4962.
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