NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) –New Haven police are seeking the public’s help in locating a dirt bike rider that allegedly struck and seriously injured a pedestrian.

The New Haven Police Department’s Facebook page said the hit-and-run incident occurred around 5 p.m. at the intersection of State Street and Grace Street on Aug 31.

The bike was described as a royal blue dirt bike with blue trimming on the front and back tires, according to the police.

(PHOTO): Provided by New Haven Police Department. Dirt bike operator involved in an alleged hit-and-run investigation on August 31, 2022.

NHPD said that the dirt bike was operated by a male wearing a black t-shirt, black ski mask, and black jeans. The offending dirt bike was operating in tandem with 2 other dirt bikes, according to NHPD.

They were described as a male wearing a black t-shirt, black pants riding a white and blue dirt bike, and an unknown person wearing a silver helmet, green face mask, black shirt, and black pants riding a black and gray dirt bike.

For anyone with information that could help the investigation, NHPD says to contact Detective Boyle at 475-434-7768 or the Detective Bureau at 203-946-6304.