Carteret County deputies looking for Beaufort man accused in hit-and-run

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -Deputies in an Eastern Carolina county say they’re looking for a man who is wanted for a hit-and-run.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office says 77-year-old Melvin Davis of Beaufort is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and felony hit and run.

Deputies say it happened during an argument over land Wednesday.

The hit-and-run victim, Michael Hargraves, was airlifted to a local trauma center but is expected to recover according to deputies.

If you have any information about Davis’ whereabouts, contact Carteret Emergency Communications at 252-726-1911.