Suspect Accused of Running Man Over With Truck: East Hampton Police

Alex-Banning
East Hampton Police Department

East Hampton police have arrested a suspect accused of assaulting a man and then running the victim over with a truck.

Alex Banning, 24, is facing a variety of charges including second-degree assault with a motor vehicle, third-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, DUI, and second-degree threatening.

According to police, they responded to a home on Coughlin Road around 1:45 p.m. When they arrived they found that several people had been threatened by the suspect with a metal pipe. Witnesses reported that Banning attacked a 30-year-old man and then ran him over with a pickup before taking off.

The victim was taken to Middlesex Medical Center for treatment.

Banning was located in his vehicle and arrested. He was held on a $50,000 bond and expected to appear in court Monday.

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