Palo Alto police arrest 5 hit-and-run suspects who allegedly severely injured bicyclist; fled crash


PALO ALTO (KRON) — Palo Alto police were searching for hit-and-run suspects who fled a major injury crash, according to a tweet from police.

Two of the five suspects had originally been arrested. But just after 6:15 p.m., police said three suspects were found hiding in a shed.

Five total suspects have now been arrested, police said.

The suspect car hit a bicyclist in the 200 block of Homer Street.

The cyclist is in the hospital with major injuries, police said.

Officers are searching for the suspects with K-9 dogs, as well as a helicopter.

Officers are searching neighborhoods south of downtown for the remaining suspect.

No other information has been made available by police.

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