UPDATE: Based on the subsequent investigation of the hit and run in the 200 block of S. Lyman Street on June 10, 2021, the Abbeville Police Department has arrested Nicole Frederick Rice of Abbeville, LA. Rice is being charged with the following:
· Felony Theft
· Unauthorized Use of A Motor Vehicle
· Reckless Operation
· Felony Hit and Run
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Ms. Rice is encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department.
The Abbeville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect vehicle in a hit and run. The vehicle, which video surveillance captured just prior to the hit and run, was traveling south on Lyman Street at a high rate of speed. The vehicle ran off of the roadway and crashed into a residence. The vehicle then backed up and fled the scene. The vehicle sustained major damage to the front end. If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department.
The Abbeville Police Department is asking that anyone who has any information regarding this case please contact the Abbeville Police Department by calling 893-2511. You may contact the “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous. Citizens may also send anonymous tips through the Tip411 system at the department’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AbbevillePolice Department/, the official web page at www.abbevillepd.com by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” link provided or through the official Abbeville Police Department app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.