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Police searching for hit and run suspect; Teen in hospital

St. Joseph County Police are searching for a suspect that hit a teen Monday night and fled the scene, leaving the teen with injuries.

The incident happened around 11:00 p.m. on Hepler Street in South Bend.

Police say a teen was riding her bike and walking with two other friends when someone driving a white four-door car hit and dragged her.

Officers believe the man was speeding when the accident happened.

The teen was taken to the hospital with a head injury.

Police believe the driver to be a white male and say the vehicle may have damage to the front right corner.

If you have any information about this incident, St. Joseph County Police ask that you contact them immediately.

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