Police investigate Centreville hit and run
CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred in Centreville on July 3 that slightly injured a young boy, police said.
A 10-year-old boy was riding his bike on Brownsville Road near Carroll Road when a vehicle struck him from behind, throwing him off his bike, police said. The boy’s only injury was a scraped knee. After the vehicle hit the boy, it stopped for a moment before speeding off, police said.
Unable to identify the vehicle, police canvased the neighborhood and found two vehicles speeding about the time of the incident, which was reported to the police department at at 2:26 p.m. by the boy’s grandparent, police said. The vehicles found speeding were an old black Chervolet SUV occupied by two males and a tan pickup truck of unknown make, police said. that was reported at 7:17 a.m. on July 6.
Two cars parked in the driveway of a residence on the 200 Block of New Street in town were spray painted overnight with vulgar language written in red on the body and windows of the vehicles, police said. Police estimated the damage at $3,000.