Police: Man strikes woman out walking her dog in SW Houston

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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HPD says this man struck a woman in the parking lot of a store on the Southwest Freeway

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police say they need your help finding a man wanted in a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian in southwest Houston.

A woman was walking her dog around 6pm on July 6 in the parking lot of a Fry's Electronics store on the Southwest Freeway near West Bellfort Avenue.

HPD says a man driving a dark-colored Ford pickup truck struck the woman from behind, causing her to fall on her hands and knees.

The man took off without stopping to help the victim, police say.

A $5,000 reward is now being offered for the suspect, described as a white male in his early 20s, with a slim build and blond curly hair.

If you have any information that could lead to his charging or arrest, call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or submit an anonymous tip online at www.crime-stoppers.org.