After arm-wrestling loss, Fla. police say man pulled gun, tried to run over people

Police in South Florida say a 25-year-old man went into a violent rage after losing an arm-wrestling match.

Police say Erick Lee Blanton drove his pickup truck across a lawn, over a mailbox and at several people after losing on Sunday. Witnesses told Fort Pierce police he also drew a rifle and pressed the barrel against the forehead of the man who beat him.

Police arrested Blanton at his home shortly afterward. He faces four counts of aggravated assault with a vehicle and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

It could not be immediately determined if Blanton has an attorney.

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Information from: The Stuart News, http://www.tcpalm.com