NEWPORT NEWS-- A Williamsburg woman has been charged with hit and run and aggravated assault in Newport News.

The incident allegedly took place after an argument escalated early Tuesday morning.

According to police, 31-year-old Crystal Dickerson Prescott, of the 8800 block of Pochontas Trail in Williamsburg, was arguing with 23-year-old Brandie Nicole Roberson at a residence at 508 Adams Drive in Newport News.

Police say Prescott got into a Chevy Malibu and as she was backing out Roberson was allegedly hit by the car, pulled to the ground, and a tire ran over her hip. Prescott then left the scene.

Roberson suffered lacerations to her arms and abdomen. She was treated and released from Riverside Hospital.

Prescott later returned to the scene and was arrested.

Prescott remains in the Newport News City Jail.

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