August 16, 2014 7:45 pm

UPDATE: Suspect turns himself into police following hit-and-run in downtown Edmonton

EPS Downtown Division investigators are asking the public for help in identifying a male suspect in connection with a hit and run that occurred on July 20, 2014 in the area of 100 Avenue and 117 Street.

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EDMONTON – Edmonton police say a 28-year-old man has turned himself into police following a hit and run in downtown Edmonton in July.

Investigators were searching for a male suspect following the hit and run, which happened in the early morning hours of July 20 in the area of 100 Avenue and 117 Street.

They say the suspect was seen entering Steamworks Bathhouse around 2 a.m. and leaving just before 4:30 a.m., when he got into a BMW X6, which was parked at the back of the Jewish Seniors Centre.

It was reported that the suspect drove forward, and his vehicle pushed and dragged a man who was sleeping on the ground. Police say the suspect vehicle then left the scene.

The victim sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, Edmonton police released several photos of the suspect. Police say the suspect turned himself into police Friday.

Tam Van Ho has since been charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

*Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. It was updated on Saturday, August 16 to include information about charges laid against the suspect.

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