Off-duty officer apprehends suspect after reported hit and run: Police

Jessica Clark anchors. 3/20/2017

Authorities say they have a person of interest in custody after a reported hit-and-run in Northwest Jacksonville Monday night.

An off-duty Jacksonville Sheriff's officer reportedly saw a collision between two cars near the Cleveland Arms Apartments and chased one of the drivers involved. Another collision reportedly happened at Chase Avenue and West 26th Street. 

At that time, police took the person of interest into custody. 

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the original crash to call them at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash reward call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Authorities can't say at this time if anyone was injured.

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