Suffolk police looking for hit-and-run driver

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Suffolk County's Sixth Precinct Crime Section is looking for the driver of a white Mercedes sport utility vehicle who police said drove away after hitting another vehicle in Setauket.

Police in a Monday news release said the driver, a woman, hit a 2014 Kia on eastbound Route 347, just east of Pond Path, at about 9:05 p.m. on Aug. 1.

The two vehicles pulled into a nearby gas station but the driver of the Mercedes fled before police arrived, according to the release.

The driver had long brown hair, a tattoo on her right ankle and her vehicle had stolen license plates (AFN 4311), police said.

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The vehicle also was damaged on the driver's side.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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