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Sunday , 11 April 2021

Police looking for dirt bike hit and run suspect

Bonnyville RCMP are looking for a suspect involved in a hit and run with a dirt bike.

The incident happened Saturday between noon and 4:30pm on 48th Avenue. Residents on the block described to police that a person driving a dirt bike east on 48 Avenue lost control of the dirt bike and collided with a resident’s fence.

Police said the rider then left the property without reporting the damage to the homeowner or RCMP.

The suspect can be described as wearing a bright orange motocross helmet, a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The dirt bike is white with a dark-coloured seat.

Bonnyville RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. Contact the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.