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Young woman charged with hitting toddler with car

Nicole Cruz Nicole Cruz

by Mindy Aguon

Guam - A 21-year-old woman has been charged in connection with Saturday's hit-and-run incident in Piti. Nicole Cruz is accused of hitting a 2-year-old boy as she was leaving Circle K and taking off.

According to court documents the boy was with his family when Cruz pulled out of the gas station and struck the child. Police found the suspect vehicle and Cruz at University Gardens in Mangilao just after two in the morning Sunday.

Cruz however told police she was attacked by a group of Micronesians while at the Piti service station. Cruz was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries as a felony. 

As for the toddler he suffered scratches on his forehead.

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