Person of Interest Located

Person of Interest Located
October 05, 2021

UPDATE
Person of Interest Located
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021
11:46 a.m.
The Belton Police Department has located the person from the pictures it released to the public yesterday.  Detectives have met with the individual, who assisted in the investigation and is not suspected to be involved in the hit-and-run. As a courtesy we have removed her pictures from social media posts. Thank you to those who helped the investigation by sharing information.

The investigation continues to focus on locating the vehicle and its driver. The latest information is that the car involved in the hit-and-run is a white Acura MDX from model year range 2014-2016.  The driver's side mirror broke off the vehicle during the incident.

Please call 254-933-5840, text tips to 254-217-6764, or contact Bell County Crime Stoppers 1-254-526-8477 with any information.


UPDATE
Police Seek Person of Interest in Hit-and-run
Tuesday Oct. 5, 2021
10:17 a.m.
FA8Wkx_XsAk_sEHThe Belton Police Department is seeking help identifying a person of and interest from a hit-and-run accident last week that injured a deputy outside the Expo Center. If you recognize this person of interest, please contact Belton PD at 254-933-5840 or text your tips to 254-217-6764.

UPDATE
New Information on Make and Model of Car Involved in Hit-and-run
Friday, Sept. 1, 2021
1:01 p.m.
Officers investigating the incident have updated the make of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run. The vehicle is identified as a white Acura MDX 2019-2020.


Original Post
Belton Police Investigating Hit-and-run
Friday, Sept. 1, 2021
11:57 a.m.
On Thursday at about 10:40 p.m., a Bell County Sheriff’s Deputy, working traffic duty following a concert in Belton last night, was injured by a hit-and-run driver.

The Deputy was on Loop 121 just outside the Bell County Expo Center parking lot when he was hit by a newer model white Honda SUV. The driver fled westbound toward I-14 with a damaged driver’s side mirror.

The Deputy was transported to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple with injuries that are not considered to be life threatening.

Belton police continue to investigate the incident and seek assistance from the public to identify the driver of the car. Please call 254-933-5840, text tips to 254-217-6764, or contact Bell County Crime Stoppers 1-254-526-8477 with any information.