Homeowner seeks help finding hit-and-run driver

A cleaning woman from Bridgeport who says she saved for years to put a stone wall around her home is asking for the public's help

Police are asking for the public's help in solving the case.

Police are asking for the public's help in solving the case. (3/19/15)

BRIDGEPORT - A cleaning woman from Bridgeport who says she saved for years to put a stone wall around her home is asking for the public's help in finding the hit-and-run driver who smashed through it, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

Home security video shows a dark-colored sedan crashing through the wall at Madison Avenue and Ashton Street at around 1 a.m. Wednesday. A moment later, the driver backed up and fled the scene.

Homeowner Eni DaSilva says the wall cost her about $15,000 to build. DaSilva says it will cost $3,000 to $5,000 to repair due to the extensive damage, and she is not sure if any of it will be covered by insurance.

Police say they located the empty car a few blocks away shortly after the accident. They are asking for the public's help in solving the case.

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Bridgeport police : 203-581-5000

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