Artagus Javalious Dawson, 38 of Rome, was arrested after police said he thew paper plates at a woman in an effort to cause “violent injury”.

Reports added that Dawson then proceeded to charge at her, placing her in fear of her safety.

When officers arrived they said that Dawson attempted to run away on foot.

After being captured police added that they found on bag of marijuana on the suspect.

Dawson is charged with simple assault, obstruction of law enforcement and possession of marijuana.