Argen Franklin Morris Jr, 56 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he attempted to run over a woman.

Police said that Morris threatened to kill the woman, who was riding in a car with him from Rome to Polk County.

Reports added that the victim jumped out of the car in an effort to prevent being injured.  It was then, Morris is accused of driving the car toward the woman in order to strike her.

The victim was able to jump out of the way of the car before being injured.

Morris is charged with aggravated assault and terroristic threats and acts.