Richmond police say they need the public’s help to find a man who is suspected of injuring two pedestrians in a hit-and-run in an alley near Virginia Commonwealth University.

About 11:11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, officers were called to an alley near the 100 block of South Belvidere Street, just south of Monroe Park. Arriving officers found a woman and a man who said they had been walking in the alley when a vehicle struck them and the driver left the scene.

The woman was taken to a hospital with an injury that was not considered life-threatening. The man was treated at the scene.

Detectives are attempting to find Damon Battle-Gill, 24, a resident of the 700 block of South Pine Street in Oregon Hill. Police said he recently cut his hair to a short hairstyle.

Anyone with information about Battle-Gill is asked to call Detective T. Owens at (804) 646-3930 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers by going to or using the P3 Tips app for smartphones.

All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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