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Woman accused of trying to run over man

SEBRING A Sebring woman was arrested after a man reported that she tried to run him over with a vehicle, according to an arrest report released Tuesday. Linda Jean Carney, 51, 1306 Magnolia St., Sebring was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office on April 12 and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The arrest came after the man reported that while mowing his yard a black SUV entered his yard. “When the vehicle entered the yard, the driver accelerated toward his position,” the man told deputies, adding that he had to jump out of the way of the vehicle.
The driver returned and gave him “the bird,” before leaving the scene, the report said.