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Search continues for hit and run driver

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While a Texarkana man is in an Arkansas hospital fighting for his life, police are searching for the driver who hit him, stole his bike and then took off.     
    
It happened Thursday morning on Phenie Street in Texarkana, Texas.

Police say Leamon Allen Jr., 56, was riding his bike to work when someone struck him with their vehicle.

While he was down, they took his bike.
    
Allen was found lying in a ditch.
    
He was transported to a Little Rock Hospital.     

"I just hope he is going to pull through this," said Kassandra Capron, Texarkana, Texas resident.  
 
She says they were shocked to hear what happened.  

"I would have panicked, but I don't think I would have left a person there to suffer without trying to get some help," explained Capron.

Lou Adams agrees. He says people need to be more caring towards others.

"Everybody is in a big hurry, but he should have stopped," said Adams.
    
So far no arrests have been made.
    
A surveillance camera captured pictures of two vehicles in the area at the time of the hit and run, a champagne-colored Cadillac and a dark truck.
    
Anyone with information is asked to call Texarkana Crimestoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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