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Myrtle Beach woman charged with trying to hit two others with her vehicle

A Myrtle Beach woman was charged with assault after police say she tried to hit two women with her vehicle after an argument inside a club during the weekend, according to a police report.

Whitney Renee Knox, 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree assault and battery and resisting arrest with a deadly weapon, police said. Officers were on patrol in the area of Seventh Avenue North and Flagg Street about 2:45 a.m. Saturday when an officer heard a woman screaming.

The officer wrote in his report that Knox turned her vehicle around his patrol car and sped toward two Little River woman, ages 18 and 20, according to the report. The officer said the vehicle hit the curb and did not hit the women.

The officer said Knox was heard screaming she was going to hit the women as officers arrested her, according to the report. Another woman Brittany L. Gore, 23, of Myrtle Beach, who witnessed the incident, tried to walk toward Knox as police ordered her out of the vehicle and she was arrested on a charge of interfering with police.

Officers later learned an altercation occurred inside a nearby club while the women were dancing and the fight continued outside, according to the report.