Ramp to I-95 closes during search for man wanted in Hollywood assault

Police say man involved in assault fled scene, responsible for hit-and-run

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A search for a man wanted in an aggravated assault investigation Friday night in Hollywood prompted authorities to close a stretch of Interstate 95.

Hollywood police said they were investigating an assault near McKinley Street and North 21st Avenue when the man fled the scene.

Police believe the same man is responsible for a hit-and-run crash in Miami Gardens.

The southbound entrance ramp to I-95 was closed at Miami Gardens Drive while multiple law enforcement agencies were searching for the man.

Police had no details about the nature of the assault, but they said the man has not been caught.

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