On Jan. 6 at 10:14 p.m., police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon incident at Taco Bell at 774 S. Main St.
That night, police said Alexander Lowe, 22, of Fair Oaks, Calif., allegedly yelled at a 19-year-old Alviso woman in the parking lot as she got off her shift at the restaurant. Lowe, who allegedly had a screwdriver in his hand, then approached the victim as she tried to walk away from him.
At some point, Lowe allegedly pushed the victim to the ground, got on top of her and threatened her with the screwdriver, according to police. The victim, however, was able to break free and ran back inside the restaurant while Lowe pursued, police said.
The victim jumped over the counter and the suspect vaulted it as he chased her to the rear of the restaurant. Another employee, a 34-year-old San Jose woman, tried to intervene but Lowe allegedly got on top of the second woman outside the restaurant's back door, threatened her with the screwdriver and allegedly tried to pull her toward his vehicle, police said.
Witnesses on scene called 911, while others tried to intervene. Arriving officers employed a Taser and subdued the suspect to take him into custody. The two victims suffered minor injuries, police said.
Lowe was arrested on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of false imprisonment, two counts of attempted sexual assault, kidnapping, brandishing a screwdriver, resisting arrest, issuing terroristic
Prior to being booked into jail, Lowe was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment for the effects of the stun gun, police said.