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Suspected hit-and-run driver found thanks to tips from KESQ viewers

Update 3/17/23 2:05 PM

CHP announced it found the suspect believed to be behind the crash. The department thanked our viewers for tips leading to the arrest.

Original Report 3/17/23 6:23 AM

The CHP was asking for the public's help in locating a driver believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash in Thousand Palms.

The incident reportedly happened Wednesday around 6:40 p.m. near the AMPM located on Monterey Avenue and Varner Road.

The CHP said there were no injuries but property was damaged.

The suspect vehicle was believed to be a Chevy Tahoe.

Community members were asked to message the CHP if they had information to help locate the suspect.

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