Arrest made in Barrie hit-and-run that left nine-year-old boy injured
A Barrie police cruiser is seen in this undated file image.
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, July 10, 2019 3:03PM EDT
BARRIE, Ont. - Police say they have made an arrest after a hit-and-run in Barrie, Ont., last month.
Barrie police say a nine-year-old boy was riding his bike in a residential area on June 16 when he was struck by a vehicle.
Police allege the driver of the vehicle got out of his car, but then got back in and drove away from the scene.
They say the boy's injuries weren't serious.
After collecting multiple witness statements and surveillance footage, police determined that the vehicle was a rental car and they were able to track down the male suspect.
Police say the 28-year-old Barrie man is facing multiple charges including careless driving causing bodily harm and fail to remain at the scene of the collision.