Bennington man arrested for hit-and-run

Bennington Police now say 41-year-old Grant Bentley hit an elderly woman before driving away.
Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 4:57 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 26, 2022 at 8:03 AM EST
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BENNINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Authorities have arrested a man accused of hitting a woman in the Walmart parking lot in Bennington earlier this month.

The Bennington Police say Grant Bentley, 41, hit the elderly woman on Jan. 10. He got out of the car and tried lifting her up and when he couldn’t, he drove off. The victim was treated at the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police arrested Bentley Tuesday at the Southgate Motel on Route 7 in Bennington. He faces charges of leaving the scene of a crash and aggravated assault. He was also wanted for violating his probation.

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