Police: Standish man arrested for lewd act, car chase


STANDISH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A man from Standish faces several charges after police said he took off and led them on a chase when they tried to arrest him for performing a lewd act in the parking lot of the Goodwill store in Windham.

When police tried to arrest 24-year-old Andrew Chapman Thursday morning, he drove off, speeding through a McDonald's and Wal-Mart parking lot, police said.

According to officers, they eventually tracked Chapman to Chadbourne Road in Standish. They said he nearly hit a Cumberland County sheriff deputy's squad car during the chase. Eventually Chapman lost control of his car and rolled it over, investigators said.

Chapman had minor scrapes and injuries from the crash and was treated at the scene. His car was totaled.

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