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Two charged for intentionally hitting woman with truck in Norfolk

Posted at 11:13 AM, Jun 17, 2015

Norfolk, Va. - Two people have been charged for intentionally hitting a woman with a truck on Wednesday morning.

Norfolk police received a call around 10 a.m. that a woman was involved in a hit and run at East Brambleton Avenue and Church Street.

Police stated that two women, who were not known to each other, got in a verbal argument earlier that morning. As one of the women was walking on the sidewalk, a GMC pickup truck driven by the other woman ran up the curb and struck the woman. The GMC then continued eastbound on East Brambleton Avenue.

The woman was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She remains at the hospital with serious injuries but is expected to recover.

Police located the suspect vehicle near Park Avenue and Corprew Avenue shortly after. Two people, a woman and man, were charged.

Clarissa Z. Harris, 20, and Drasean K. Edwards, 21, were both charged with one count each of Conspiracy, Aggravated Malicious Wounding and Attempted Aggravated Malicious Wounding.

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