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Police search for truck in hit-and-run that left KCK officers with minor injuries

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Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are asking for the public’s help in finding a truck that allegedly sideswiped a police vehicle Saturday, causing minor injuries to the officers seated inside.

The officers were working a crash before 10:40 p.m. Saturday near State Avenue and Village West Parkway when the truck sideswiped their vehicle, according to the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The police department released three images of the truck Tuesday.

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Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department

The red truck, which police described as having an extended cab, fled the scene afterward. It may have damage near the front of its right passenger side and may be missing a hub cap, police said.

Police asked anyone with information about the truck or its driver to call a detective at 913-573-6084 or email msluder@kckpd.org.

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Luke Nozicka covers local crime and federal courts for The Kansas City Star. Before joining The Star, he covered breaking news and courts for The Des Moines Register.
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