Police: Des Moines man tried to sideswipe car

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines man has been accused of trying to sideswipe a car that had three young children inside.

Des Moines police say 27-year-old Kristopher Jon Pinckney got into a verbal fight with a man Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart.

The other man told police that he and his children, ages 2, 4, and 6, were pulling into the parking lot when Pinckney began yelling at him. Both men yelled at each other.

Pinckney is accused of speeding up to the man’s car and trying to sideswipe him.

The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/19sWJ4n ) Pinckney was arrested and is at the Polk County Jail. He is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and three counts of child endangerment. Court records do not list an attorney.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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