BREAKING NEWS: Fairbanks Police Department identifies suspect in hit-and-run

Detectives with the Fairbanks Police Department have made a positive identification on the suspect from a hit-and-run that happened on Monday.

19 year old Fairbanks man Rashid Akbar (also known as Rashid Glasco) was identified as the driver.

According to Detective Chris Nolan with FPD, they identified the car on the night of September 18th as a maroon colored Chevrolet Trailblazer.

The vehicle was impounded for evidence that evening.

Today a $50,000 Felony Arrest Warrant was issued for Akbar’s capture for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Police are actively searching for Akbar; if you have any information regarding his whereabouts, Officials ask you contact Fairbanks Police at 450-6500.

This is a developing story, we will have more information as it becomes available.