CLAYMONT, DELAWARE (2/5/2015) A driver struck a woman in the parking lot of a Wawa store in Claymont, knocking her down, then drove around her and fled the scene, state police said today.
The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. Monday at 2621 Philadelphia Pike, police said as they released a surveillance image of a suspect and asked for the public’s help in identifying the man.
The woman who was struck as she was walking through the parking lot, Alicia Aquino, 43, of Wilmington, was taken by ambulance to Wilmington Hospital and treated for minor injuries, Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale said.
He said Aquino was struck by a silver four-door vehicle that was pulling away from a gas pump.
The driver was described as 6 feet tall, with a thin build, short hair, a disfigured left ear and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper Jenny Gliem at 302-761-6677.
Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com.