Man arrested after a hit-and-run involving 8-year-old back in September
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - One man was arrested after a hit-and-run involving an eight-year-old back in September.
Police in Venice arrested 64-year old Gregory J. Valentine after he allegedly left a vehicle accident involving an 8-year old girl on Aug. 23, 2021.
Valentine was arrested on Christmas Eve following new evidence that showed DNA of the 8-year old victim on the bumper of his vehicle.
He is being charged with reckless driving and failure to stop or remain at a crash involving injuries.
Officials with the Venice Police Department said the 8-year-old girl has fully recovered without any major injuries.
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