An arrest warrant has been issued for a man suspected in the hit and run of a child in Pittsburgh’s Hill District


Pittsburgh Police say an arrest warrant has been approved for a man He is suspected of hitting a 4-year-old boy with a car in the city’s Hill District on Thursday afternoon.

Police say the arrest warrant is for James Phelps, 74. Online court records show he faces charges of accidents involving death or personal injury, reckless driving, failure to stop and render aid, and aggravated assault.

Police say the boy was hit by an SUV around 4 p.m. Thursday on Webster Street.

Previous coverage>> A 4-year-old boy was struck by a car in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, and the driver fled the scene

The boy, who was with one of his parents at the time, was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.

police A description of the SUV involved was released Friday afternoonHis location was determined within hours.

Police are searching for the car that struck a 4-year-old boy in Pittsburgh's Hill District

Police are searching for the car that struck a 4-year-old boy in Pittsburgh’s Hill District

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