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Dispute leads to hit and run; suspect arrested

Syracuse Police say they’ve arrested a man after he allegedly struck another man with his car after an argument Friday evening.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Syracuse Police say they’ve arrested a man after he allegedly struck another man with his car after an argument Friday evening.

Police responded to the incident at 1500 Park Street at around 5:30 p.m.

According to police, 45-year-old Preston Fields struck the 39-year-old victim – who was riding his bike at the time – after a verbal dispute on Court Street, at First North Street.

The victim suffered a leg injury and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Fields is charged with felony of Reckless Endangerment, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Menacing, and Assault. He was taken to the Justice Center and is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday morning.

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