Suspect sought in Gulfport hit-and-run that injured small child

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver in an hit-and-run crash April 6 that injured a small child.

The crash happened around 7 p.m. on a Monday night at the intersection of 15th Avenue S and 49th Street in Gulfport.

The suspect fled the scene on foot. He is described as a black male, possibly in his late teens, with a thin build and short hair. He was wearing blue and black shorts and a dark-colored T-shirt at the time.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to call police at 727-582-6177.