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Police Arrest New Hampshire Man Who Struck, Injured Victim on Pedal Bike

Witnesses identified the driver of the vehicle as Juan Padua

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    Laconia Police Department
    Juan Padua

    New Hampshire police have arrested the man they say struck a victim on a pedal bike and fled the scene in Laconia on Sunday.

    Police responded to the intersection of Court and Fair Streets at 3:38 p.m. where they found the victim.

    That victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

    Multiple witnesses identified the driver of the vehicle as Juan Padua, 54, of Laconia. Witnesses were also able to identify Padua's vehicle as a blue 2008 Nissan Altima with New Hampshire plate 350-1091.

    Police issued an arrest warrant for Padua for felony conduct after an accident and operating while a habitual offender.

    On Tuesday, police said Padua was taken into custody and refused bail. He will be arraigned Wednesday at the Belknap County Superior Court.

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