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Following the event on Monday, January 6, 2019, involving a damaged fire hydrant and major water leak at the intersection of Washington Street and Shirley Street, DeRidder Police and Fire Departments are interested in information on the suspected vehicle that left the scene without stopping.

The vehicle caused significant damage to the hydrant and a water line.

The vehicle is described as a red or maroon truck, pulling a utility flatbed type trailer. It is believed the vehicle continued north into Vernon Parish.

There is a photo on the DeRidder Police facebook page, and on the West Central's Best web page and Facebook page.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, please call the DeRidder Police Department at 337-462-8911 or Crimestoppers at 337-462-8918 to remain anonymous. A cash reward is offered for the information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the suspect(s) involved.


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