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Victoria Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run that sent an elderly man to hospital.

On Satuday, between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., police were called after an elderly man was struck by a vehicle in the 1300-block of Hillside Avenue.

It is believed that the vehicle, described as small and grey, was driven by a lone male occupant and it left the scene immediately without stopping to check on the victim.

The man was assisted at the scene by a man and woman who drove the elderly man to his residence, at which time police were called.

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision, or know the good samaritans who offered assistance, to call their non-emergency line at 250-995-7654.

To report what you know anonymously, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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