Hit and run suspect sought

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Rocklin Police are asking the public’s help in identifying an individual who struck an 18-year-old William Jessup University student riding his skateboard and then fled the scene. The student was traveling westbound on Sunset Boulevard east of Atherton around 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 8 when he was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle. Although he did not see the vehicle, he heard it approaching. Rocklin Police did not receive the 9-1-1 call until 10 p.m. The victim suffered minor injuries and has been released from the hospital. Rocklin Police are asking for assistance in finding the individual responsible for this crime. Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have information about the individual responsible is asked to call (916) 625-5400. ~ Staff report