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Police in North Carolina seek woman wanted in hit-and-run who posted photo

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Police in North Carolina are looking for a woman who they say struck another woman with her car, then posted a picture of herself and the damage to her car on social media.

Wilmington police say on their Facebook page that warrants have been issued for 22-year-old Courtnay Danielle Lawrence on multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon. Police say Lawrence was identified based on tips they received.

According to police, a motorist intentionally struck a woman Wednesday. The victim was hit in the right hip, went airborne and landed on her left side. Authorities say the woman suffered multiple injuries to her head, shoulder, hips and knees.

Police say a male pedestrian seen in the video fled the scene. Investigators say he's romantically linked to Lawrence.

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