Hamilton police are searching for a driver who crashed into a shop front and then drove away.
Acting Sergeant Bronwyn Dwight said a vehicle, believed to be a truck, collided with the front of a shop located on the corner of Hamilton’s French and Brown streets at 8.20pm on Tuesday.
“It appears a truck has gone around the corner and taken out the over-hanging veranda,” she said.
“The damage that has occurred shows that it would have likely been a truck.”
Acting Sergeant Dwight said the driver did not stop.
“We are appealing for any witnesses who might have seen the incident, or has any CCTV footage,” she said.
“Police are attending this morning to expect the damage and investigations are ongoing.”
Anyone with information should call Hamilton police on 5551 9100 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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