October 2, 2012

Trooper breaks leg during foot chase in Hiram

The Oxford County Sheriff's Office says police were trying to serve arrest warrants Monday afternoon when the suspects ran off.

The Associated Press

HIRAM — Authorities say a trooper is recovering after breaking his leg during a foot chase in Maine.

The Oxford County Sheriff's Office says police tried to serve arrest warrants Monday afternoon at a home in Hiram when the suspects ran off.

Eighteen-year-old Patrick Hargis and 21-year-old Robert Hargis were wanted on multiple charges, including assault.

Officials say the trooper broke his leg while chasing down the two men.

WGME-TV reports authorities caught up with Patrick Hargis. Robert Hargis eventually turned himself in after a seven hour search.

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