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Elizabeth City woman wanted for allegedly hitting man with her car

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Posted at 8:02 PM, May 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-20 08:26:42-04

Elizabeth City, N.C. – Elizabeth City police are looking for a woman who allegedly hit a man with her car in her yard and fled.

Police say they received a call from Ms. Deborah Banks saying she was being harassed by William Burnham. During the call, operators could hear an altercation between Banks and an unknown person, followed by what sounded to be a motor vehicle accident.

Officers responded to 751 Riverside Avenue and 54-year-old William Burnham lying on the ground having been struck by a vehicle. Witnesses said Banks struck Mr. Burnham with her vehicle and then fled the scene.

Officers have obtained warrants for Ms. Deborah Ann Banks for Assault with a Deadly Weapon with the Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, Felony Hit and Run, Failure to Report and Accident that Resulted in an Injury, Communicating Threats and Injury to Real Property.

Mr. Burnham was transported to Albemarle Hospital with what is believed to be a fractured pelvis. Burnham was hence transported to Norfolk General.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or Elizabeth City Pasquotank County Crime line at (252) 335-5555. Your call could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $2000.00