Twice a victim

Pedestrian struck by car, robbed by driver

A hit-and-run incident took a bizarre twist on Jan. 5, when a woman was struck by a vehicle and robbed by the driver, police say.

The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. at Bathurst Street and Lawrence Avenue West.

Police say the 25-year-old woman was walking when she was struck by a stolen vehicle.

After the hit, the female driver reportedly approached the woman and grabbed her possessions before getting back in the vehicle and dragging the victim a short distance.

The victim wasn’t seriously injured.

Police say the driver then lost control of the car, struck a utility pole and house before fleeing on foot.

Police are looking for witnesses and information regarding this incident.

The suspect is a described white, 20-25, 5-foot-4, 106 lbs., with blonde hair in a ponytail. She was last seen wearing dark pants.


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By: Karolyn Coorsh
Posted: Jan 20 2010 2:47 pm
Filed in: NEWS
Edition: Toronto
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