Police: Man says he was robbed, rams car into wrong driver

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was arrested after he told police he intentionally rammed a driver he thought was responsible for robbing him.

It turns out it was the wrong guy.

According to police, officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at Houston Levee and Highway 64 on Wednesday. That’s where they met a driver who stated he was traveling in the area when Stephen Hopper hit him from behind.

When questioned by authorities, Hopper said he had just been robbed and followed a person he believed to be responsible. That’s when he intentionally drove into the back of the car, causing a crash.

Hopper was arrested and charged with a felony count of aggravated assault.

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