STOCKTON (CBS13) — A man suspected of hitting a one-year-old boy in Stockton and driving away has been arrested, police say.

The incident happened back on March 22 just before 6 p.m. Officers responded to the 1500 block of East Ninth Street to investigate a reported hit-and-run and found that toddler had been hurt.

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Officers immediately started life saving measures and the boy was rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center.

On Wednesday, detectives announced that they had arrested a suspect in connection to the case: 23-year-old Devante Edmond.

Edmond has been booked into San Joaquin County Jail and is facing a charge of felony hit-and-run.

Police say the boy remains intubated at the hospital in serious condition.


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