Otello Rapini, 69, Arrested For A Hit-And-Run Accident

Published on December 27, 2020, 12:45 pm
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It was reported to police that on Monday, December 21, 2020, at 1420 hours, at the intersection of Mace Avenue and Eastchester Road, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx, Victim #1, a 62-year-old female, was pushing Victim #2, a 2-year-old male, in a stroller on Mace Avenue and was crossing Eastchester Road, from west to east, in the marked crosswalk with the light in their favor, when an unidentified male, operating a red GMC Terrain Denali, turned left from westbound Mace Avenue onto southbound Eastchester Road, striking Victim #1 and Victim #2 and knocking them to the pavement.

The unidentified male pulled over, exited his vehicle and approached the intersection/crosswalk, however, he then returned to his vehicle and left the scene.

Victim #1 and Victim #2 were transported in stable condition to Jacobi Hospital, where Victim #1 refused medical attention for a bruised leg and Victim #2 was treated for a head contusion.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 69-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Sunday, December 27, 2020.

Arrested:

Otello Rapini
61 Sugarbush Court
Mahopac, NY 10541

Charges:

  • leaving the scene of an accident

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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