Suspect hits man with car after chase near Decatur poultry plant

Published: Jun. 11, 2015 at 9:47 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 9, 2015 at 9:47 AM CDT
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DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Police are investigating after a Decatur man allegedly hit another man with his car.

Officers responded to Wayne Farms, located off of Plug Road in Decatur, for reports of a hit-and-run on Wednesday around 4 a.m.

Police said a man and a woman, co-workers, were leaving after work at Wayne Farms in the same car. The woman's husband was waiting outside when he saw them leave together.

According to police, the woman's husband chased the car down. That's when the male co-worker got out to confront the woman's husband. The woman's husband then hit the man before speeding off, according to police.

The victim suffered minor injuries

Initial reports indicated the victim had been struck multiple times.

The name of the suspect, who has not been arrested, has not been released. Police say he will face a third-degree assault charge.

The investigation is ongoing.

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