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Children in car when mom runs over dad

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Shanice Brown (Source: LMDC) Shanice Brown (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A woman was arrested on Mother's Day for hitting the father of her children with her car.

According to a police report, Shanice Brown, 26, intentionally hit the victim while he was walking down Dixie Highway around 5:30 Sunday night. The victim said he just left the family's home, an apartment in Clinton Place, after Brown punched him in the eye.

After punching him, she chased him with a large brick to Dixie Highway. Brown couldn't catch him so she got in her van with their three children and drove to find him.

The victim said she was driving in the right lane, traveling south bound on Dixie Highway. When Brown saw the victim, she intentionally drove the vehicle into him before she struck a pole.

Brown admitted to hitting the victim and confessed her children were in the car. She said she had slapped the victim then he punched her before she chased him with the rock.

Brown is being charged with attempted murder, wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving.

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