A man was arrested in Oro Valley Wednesday morning in connection to a hit-and-run crash, officials said. 

Timothy Charles Hart, 31, was found in an apartment complex and arrested after allegedly fleeing the crash scene on foot, the release said.

Around 9:26 a.m., Oro Valley police officers responded to reports of a reckless driver. One responding officer saw a crash on Oracle Road and El Conquistador Way involving Hart, according to an Oro Valley Police Department press release.

After further investigation, officials found Hart is a suspect in a carjacking and an armed robbery in Tucson, the release said. Hart will be charged with criminal damage, hit and run with serious physical injury and felony charges stemming from the carjacking and robbery, according to the release.

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The Tucson Police Department and Oro Valley Police Department are working together to investigate the case.

Contact reporter Stephanie Casanova at scasanova@tucson.com. On Twitter: @CasanovaReports


Stephanie is a Tucson native and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. She worked for newspapers in Rapid City, South Dakota; Manhattan, Kansas; and Lake Havasu City before moving back to Tucson.