A Raymond man led police on a chase through Windham, Raymond and Standish Thursday morning before driving over spike mats and getting arrested, police said.

Derick W. Richardson, 27, was involved in a disturbance at a nursing home off Tandberg Trail in Windham at about 8:30 Thursday morning, according to the Windham Police Department. No more details were provided about the nature of the disturbance.

Richardson had driven away from the nursing home before police arrived at the nursing home. Officers later found Richardson in the Windham Mall parking lot off Route 302. When they tried to approach him, Richardson drove off. Police cruisers chased Richardson through North Windham, Raymond and Standish before he was stopped after he ran over two spike mats at the intersection of Whites Bridge Rd. and Chadborne Rd. in Standish.

Richardson was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Jail. He has been charged with eluding a police officer and passing a police roadblock.

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