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Pedestrian hit while running from police

Police said the man ran from a stolen car and was crossing the street when he was hit and injured.

DENVER — A person who was running from police was hit by a car while crossing the street, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD). 

It happened in the 5000 block of North Federal Boulevard, near Regis University's Northwest Denver campus on Thursday.

The person who was hit ran from a stolen car, according to DPD. As officers pursued him, he tried to run across a street and was hit by a car. 

DPD said he was seriously injured. 

The man who was hit has not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime can call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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