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Blotter: Hit-and-run suspect hits 17-year-old with vehicle, police say

The driver of a Hyundai Sonata reportedly struck a 17-year-old boy Thursday afternoon near the intersection South Mayhill Road and Morse Street following a crash in which the teenager's Volkswagen GTI was rear-ended by the Sonata, according to police. 

The teenager was not seriously injured, Denton police spokesman Shane Kizer said. He said the male suspect rear-ended the Volkswagen the boy had been driving. The force of the impact then caused the Volkswagen to rear-end a Chevrolet Silverado. 

The teenager got out of his vehicle when it looked like the suspect was trying to get away, witnesses said. The teen and a witness stepped in front of the suspect's vehicle to stop it. The suspect, however,  eventually ran into the teen, causing him to fall on the hood of his car. 

The teen fell to the ground as the suspect hit the brakes. Police couldn't locate the suspect when they arrived on the scene, and no arrests were made.  

Other reports 

200 block of Inman Street — An employee at the Forum at Denton Station student apartments found fraudulent checks, drug paraphernalia and bullets during a walk-through of a resident's apartment Thursday, according to a police report. 

The report said the tenant, who was not identified, was behind on rent by about $5,000. No arrests were made. 

400 block of South Elm Street — Police found a toy replica handgun, drug paraphernalia and "burglary tools" on two people suspected of a burglary in Denton,  according to a police report. 

The report did not specify the time and location of the burglary. Officers stopped the two people, who were not identified, about 8:30 a.m. near the former El Guapo's restaurant. 

Police said they had "prior history of a bike theft," but police eventually released them from the scene with citations for the paraphernalia. No arrests were made. 

2600 block of Hollow Ridge Drive — Someone unsuccessfully tried to enter an elderly woman's vehicle between Wednesday night and Thursday morning by typing a code on the door keypad, according to police. 

The keypad had been pushed into the door panel when the 80-year-old victim found it, the report said. No one entered the vehicle, and no arrests were made. 


From 7 a.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday:

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 1,024 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves, and 35 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 179 calls for service and made six arrests.

Denton firefighters handled 23 medical calls, three vehicle crashes and one cooking fire.