Man accused of trying to run over teens with his vehicle after fight

ROCKFORD, IL (FOX 29 News-WTXF) -- A father in Illinois is facing charges after he's accused of trying to run down a group of teens with his SUV.

Police in Rockford, Illinois say cell phone video allegedly shows the driver veering his vehicles toward a group of kids, narrowly missing them. The car then speeds off, and tries to hit another group of kids.

The man has been identified as 56-year old Roy Williams.

Police say it all started after Williams' daughter got into a fight outside of Nelson Elementary School, near Charles and 15th Street.

Police say after the daughter reportedly told her father what had happened, Williams threatened two girls with his cane and then got into his SUV.

Williams now faces 12 counts of aggravated assault with a vehicle, aggravated assault of public property, and reckless conduct.      

Video Courtesy: Nathan Velez 

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