LANSING, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a boat involved in a hit and run over the weekend.
According to police, on Saturday July 7 at about 10:48 p.m., a boating accident happened east of Taughannock Falls State Park after the fireworks event.
After striking one boat, which sustained significant damage, the suspect boat fled the scene in a southerly direction on Cayuga Lake.
Witnesses said the suspect boat appeared to have a white bottom, red or maroon top side and was about 21 feet in length with a canvas folding top.
Police assume the suspect boat took damage to the bow and port side areas.
Anyone with information is asked to contact to non-emergency line to Tompkins County Dispatch at 607-272-2444, the main Sheriff's Office line at 607-257-1345 or the anonymous tip line at 607-266-5420.