Lower Providence Police arrested a Phoenixville man on Friday for pointing a gun at another driver who passed him on Ridge Pike in the Collegeville section of Lower Providence.
According to the Lower Providence Police Department, officers were dispatched for an incident at Ridge Pike and Level Road on Friday, March 29. On the scene, they spoke with the victim who reported that he was travelling on Ridge Pike when he passed a red Ford Explorer. The victim said the driver of the Explorer gave him the middle finger as he passed and when the two came to stop at a red light at Level Road, the man pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him.
Police were able to locate the Explorer and the driver on Egypt Road. He was identified as 27-year-old Eric Pyne, of Phoenixville, and taken into custody. He faces charges including aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats, drug offenses and numerous firearms violations.
Pyne was transported to Montgomery County Correctional Facility where he was arraigned and released on bail.