Huntington Beach hit-and-run suspect backs over elderly woman

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- The search is on for a brazen hit-and-run driver who was caught on camera backing up his car over an elderly woman in Huntington Beach.

Police say a man driving a Dodge Challenger struck an 85-year-old woman in the parking lot of a McDonald's in the 16000 block of Beach Boulevard last Wednesday afternoon.

The woman was knocked to the ground and suffered head injuries.

The footage shows the driver and his passenger getting out of the car and approaching the victim. A short time later, they both hop back inside the vehicle and take off.

Police say they fled north on Beach Boulevard.

The suspect's car was described as a newer-model, charcoal grey, Dodge Challenger with no front license plate, chrome gas cap and chrome rims.

The driver of the car is described as a white or Asian male in his mid-20s, around 6 feet tall with a medium build and short, dark hair. The passenger is described as a white or Asian female in her early-20s, around 5 feet 5 inches tall with a medium build and long, dark hair.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact the Huntington Beach Police Department's hotline at (714) 375-5066 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.
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