Updated at 3:15 p.m. July 17, 2017

A woman was behind bars Monday on suspicion of intentionally running down a pedestrian with a car following a hostile confrontation near Westfield Horton Plaza.

Kathryn Luwana Williams, 24, was headed south in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue when she spotted her ex-girlfriend walking with two female companions about 11 p.m. Sunday, according to San Diego police.

Williams pulled alongside the three women and got into an argument with one of her former romantic partner’s friends, Officer John Buttle said.

Following the exchange of angry words, Williams drove off, then circled back and allegedly ran down the woman with whom she had been quarreling. The suspect also crashed the vehicle into a parking structure before fleeing, Buttle said.

Medics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of non-life- threatening injuries.

Officers tracked down Williams at the home where the vehicle is registered and took her into custody.

Williams was booked into Las Colinas women’s jail in Santee on suspicion of assault, driving on a suspended license and other charges. She was being held on $34,200 bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

—City News Service

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