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Man arrested after trying to run over ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend at party, police say

Christopher Reed, 38, facing aggravated assault with deadly weapon charge

Courtesy: Bexar County Jail
Courtesy: Bexar County Jail

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police arrested a 38-year-old man after they said he not only tried to run over his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend but also had three active warrants for separate incidents.

Christopher Reed is accused of driving to his ex-girlfriend's home on May 27, where she was having a party. The woman's new boyfriend told police he stepped out of the party around 6:30 p.m. to get an item out of his truck, which was parked along the street.

When he closed the driver side door, he heard someone scream, "Watch out," and that's when he saw Reed driving straight toward him, according to an arrest affidavit.

The man said he was able to jump on the hood of his truck before Reed crashed into the driver's side and took off before police arrived.

According to online records, Reed was wanted on three warrants for failing to appear in court on separate charges, including felon in possession of a firearm, assault causing bodily injury on family and theft.

Online records show Reed was convicted in 2010 on two separate felony charges. In those cases, a judge sentenced Reed to two years in prison for burglary and six years for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Reed is now facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.


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