Man allegedly tries to hit victim with vehicle

Man allegedly tries to hit victim with vehicle
(Source: WWNY)

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Canton man is accused of trying to hit someone with his car.

State police say 36-year-old Kenneth Johns allegedly tried to hit the victim on Rich Road in the town of Canton Sunday morning.

Troopers say the victim jumped out of the way but was struck in the hand by the side mirror of Johns' vehicle.

Johns then allegedly ran over the victim’s backpack, destroying a laptop computer and cell phone that were inside.

The victim declined medical treatment.

Johns was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and third-degree menacing.

He was released and ticketed to appear in Canton town court at a later date.

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