WEYMOUTH (CBS) – A break-in suspect hit two police cruisers during a chase through several towns early Monday morning

The chase ended in Weymouth when officers deployed stop strips.

Police said they were investigating a break-in at Lowe’s in Pembroke when 32-year-old Roderick Wendell of Pembroke took off in a Volkswagen bug. Police said Wendell tried to hit officers in the Lowe’s parking lot.

A car involved in a police chase that ended in Weymouth. (WBZ-TV)

The chase lasted through parts of Pembroke, Hanover, Norwell, and Weymouth. Wendell is now facing charges in all four towns.

Massachusetts State Police said the Volkswagen hit a Pembroke cruiser and made “minimal contact” with a State Police cruiser.

The officer who was in the Pembroke police cruiser that was hit is expected to be OK.

Wendel was charged with failure to stop for police, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, assault with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle), failure to stop, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and operating after license suspension.


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