Police: Mother charged after purposefully sideswipping son's vehicle

On Wednesday officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon after a woman tried to run her son off the side of the road, according to police.

The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. at 1501 North Tryon Street. Jackie Sturdivant admitted to purposefully sideswiping her son's vehicle with her own to run him off the road.

Police say both of the cars were damaged from the incident. No injuries were reported.

Sturdivant was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.