Man arrested for trying to run over ex-girlfriend

By: Dan Messineo

A woman's ex-boyfriend tries to run her over with his car.  The woman was with her current boyfriend when the incident happened.  It was around midnight near 27th and Potter streets. 

Police report the woman says her ex-boyfriend, Mark Kometscher Jr., tried to run her and her current boyfriend over with his car.  Officers say the car ran over her current boyfriend's foot; however, he did not need medical attention. 

After attempting to run the couple over, police say Kometscher got out of his car and pointed an air-soft gun at the couple.  Shortly after, Kometscher tried to take off in his car but police were able to stop him. 

Kometscher Jr. was arrested and lodged in jail on multiple counts including second degree domestic assault and making terroristic threats.