Man Struck by Ford Focus in Anaheim Alley; Driver Sought

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The search was underway Tuesday for the driver of a car who police believe intentionally struck a man in an alley in Anaheim.


A man was struck by a Ford Focus in an alley in Anaheim Tuesday morning. (Credit:

Witnesses reported seeing the car hit a man in the 100 block of East Wakefield Avenue (map) at about 2:39 a.m., Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department said.

The victim, a man in his 20s, suffered minor injuries, according to Dunn.

Authorities were investigating the incident as an assault with a deadly weapon, Dunn said.

The car was described as a white Ford Focus with tinted windows.

Investigators believe the incident may have been gang related, Dunn said.

No description of the driver was immediately available.

Anyone with information was asked to call Anaheim Police at 714-765-1900.