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CLEVELAND -- On Oct. 25 about 7:17 a.m., 5-year-old Israel Thornton was hit by a car as he crossed the street at Denison Avenue and West 37th Street.

The driver of the vehicle that hit Israel did not stop, and instead drove off.

The driver of the hit-skip vehicle has not yet been caught.

Investigators believe the vehicle to be light-colored and one of the following makes/models: Dodge Journey, Kia Sorrento or Jeep Laredo 4X4 or similar.

The vehicle may have some damage to the left front area.

Anyone with information regarding the identification of the wanted vehicle or suspect driver is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Accident Investigation Unit at 216-623-5290.

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Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637)

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