Po­lice in­ves­ti­gate Cen­tre­ville hit and run

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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.

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