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NC police searching for suspect in hit-and-run

CHARLOTTE -- Police in North Carolina are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that injured a police officer. Multiple media outlets report that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer was driving his patrol car in Charlotte on Sunday when the suspect broadsided his vehicle and drove away. The suspect's car was found abandoned a short time later. The police officer was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital. Officials estimate the damage to his patrol car at about $7,000. (Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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