Police: Man arrested for hitting two vehicles while fleeing attempted theft in Derby

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DERBY — A Derby man will face a judge tomorrow morning for charges of aggravated assault and driving with a criminally suspended license following an incident that took place earlier in the month.

Police say they received a call from a victim at a residence on Hinman Settler Road on October 10, advising they had an attempted theft at their barn.

The vehicle left the scene after striking both of their vehicles in the process and headed back onto Hinman Settler Road, where they lost sight of it.

The victims were able to identify the operator as 41-year-old Aaron Horner, of Derby.

Horner was taken into custody and released on a citation to appear in Orleans County court tomorrow.

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