10/12/2012 08:13 EDT | Updated 12/12/2012 05:12 EST

Alaa Al-Thehaiby Charged In Edmonton Road Rage Incident, Allegedly Used Baseball Bat


EDMONTON - An Edmonton man has been charged in what police are calling a road rage incident.

Police say two vehicles almost collided in a downtown intersection on Thursday morning.

Words were exchanged between the drivers, then both got out and started physically fighting.

One of the men allegedly got a baseball bat from his vehicle and hit the other man with it.

A passing sheriff saw what was happening and took one of the men into custody.

Alaa Al-Thehaiby, 27, is charged with assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

Police said a 56-year-old man who was hit with the bat had minor injuries.

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