Urquhart Leads Chase

Updated 8 years ago

The York County Sheriff’s office says 42-year-old Philip Urquhart lead police on a high-speed chase for about 15 miles through three southern Maine towns. The Windham man also rammed a police cruiser.

Urquhart reportedly told troopers he was suicidal, which is the same claim he gave to officers back in April, when he allegedly walked into the Wal*Mart store in Augusta, armed with guns.

Urquhart says he wanted police to shoot him dead.

He had been free on 25-thousand dollars cash bail from that incident. After last night’s chase, Urquhart was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.


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