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OPP searching for vehicle involved in Pembroke hit and run

Police are trying to identify the driver of a white minivan after a collision on Pembroke Street East.
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Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo/ OPP)

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public's help to identify a vehicle and driver involved in a recent hit and run in Pembroke. 

According to the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the OPP, a westbound SUV stopped and signalled to make a turn on Pembroke Street East around 3:10 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, and was rear-ended by a white minivan.

Police say the van continued westbound on Pembroke Street and was last seen turning northbound on Peter Street. 

The vehicle that failed to remain is believed to be a white 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan or Chrysler Town and Country minivan. It was being driven by a man. Police say it would have sustained front end damage in the crash. 

The OPP is looking to speak to witnesses or anyone who may have residential or commercial surveillance or dash cam video from the area during the time of the crash. Anyone with information that could help the police is asked to contact the OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at

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