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Motorcyclist charged in road-rage confrontation

August 23, 2019 GMT

MILTON, Del. (AP) — A motorcyclist is facing multiple charges after Delaware State Police say he flashed a handgun in a road-rage confrontation with a group of teenagers.

Thirty-year-old Russell Zern of Clayton is facing charges including aggravated menacing, endangering the welfare of children and possessing a firearm during a felony.

Delaware State Police say three 17-year-olds were traveling in a car on State Route 1 near Milton late Wednesday afternoon when they were nearly cut off by Zern.

Police say Zern’s motorcycle and the car then stopped at a red light and Zern yelled at the teens, spit on their car and ripped off its gas cap.

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Zern turned himself in to police on Thursday. He was arraigned and released on bond.

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