Victoria Police Department was called on Aug. 26 around 5:30 p.m. for reports this orange Ford AC Cobra sports car was involved in crash at a residence and the driver fled the scene. (VicPD handout)

UPDATED: Police locate distinctive orange Cobra

Police thank public for helping locate hot rod

Victoria police thank the public for its input finding a distinctive car they sought after a hit and run in Vic West on Wednesday afternoon.

Victoria Police Department was called on Aug. 26 around 5:30 p.m. with reports an orange Ford AC Cobra sports car was involved in crash at a residence and that the driver fled the scene.

There were two people in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The driver is described as a Caucasian man, between 50 and 60, wearing a black hat, a black T-shirt, and black, wire-framed glasses.

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Thursday afternoon, VicPD took to Twitter to thank the public.

While police say the crash caused significant damage to the property, no one at the scene reported injuries.


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