Chesterfield police release name of hit and run suspect

Posted at 3:07 PM, Dec 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-20 15:07:26-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Police are looking for a Chesterfield man accused in Thanksgiving Day hit and run. Thomas R. Coleman, 33, of the 2600 block of Jacobway Court, was charged with felony hit and run, according to an email from Chesterfield police.

Police said Coleman was driving the car that hit and killed 58-year-old Roscoe Baker Jr.  Baker was killed as he walked along Hull Street Road, near Turner Road, Thanksgiving morning.

Earlier this month, police released a description of the car involved in the hit and run. They said tips generated after the description was released led investigators to the suspect.

Anyone with information about Coleman’s whereabouts is encouraged to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.