A Levittown man was arrested Thursday after, Nassau police said, he hit a woman's car and then struck her before fleeing the scene.

Police said Robert W. Anderson, 58, was aggressively following a 22-year-old woman's car while driving his 1996 Ford Taurus westbound on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown about 11 a.m. When the victim stopped at a traffic light at Hamlet Road, Anderson didn't stop and struck the back of the victim's 2003 Ford Mustang, police said.

When the victim got out to take a picture of Anderson's car, police said, he maneuvered his car around her, striking her in the knees as he fled west on Hempstead Turnpike.

A witness who saw the crash followed Anderson and called police to give them his location. Anderson was arrested on Blacksmith Road, police said.

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The victim was treated at the scene for minor neck and knee injuries, police said.

Anderson, of 27 Drake Lane, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault, criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an auto accident. He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.