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Police: Man arrested after intentionally striking another man with his truck
Raymond Edwin “Eddie” Anderson - photo by Special
    Statesboro Police arrested a man Sunday morning they said became angry and drove recklessly, intentionally striking a man and aiming his truck at a woman.
    Raymond Edwin “Eddie” Anderson, 48, North Edgewood Drive,  missed when he tried to hit a female victim with his vehicle, but struck a man before fleeing the scene, said Statesboro Police Maj. J. R. Holloway.
    Anderson had been frequenting the Huddle House on Lanier Drive late Saturday night and early Sunday morning when he started causing a problem, he said.
    Witnesses told responding Officer Andrew Smith that Anderson had been trying to “pass out fruit to ... females, acted vulgar through sexually suggestive physical acts and used derogatory and profane language,” he said.
    When patrons at the restaurant told Anderson to either stop his offensive behavior or leave, he “became enraged, drove his pick-up truck in a reckless manner, striking one person, nearly missing others, and left the scene,” he said.
    The man who was hit suffered minor injuries, he said.
    Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley responded to the scene to investigate, and Advanced Patrol Officer Steve Gravely located Anderson, taking him into custody on charges of aggravated assault by motor vehicle,  reckless driving, and second offense leaving the scene of an accident/hit and run, Holloway said.
    Anderson was taken to the Bulloch County Jail where he remained Monday night without bond, according to jail records.

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