WESTBROOK (AP) – A man who intentionally hit a Maine Drug Enforcement agent with his car later turned himself in after police waited nearly eight hours for him outside the wrong house,officials said.

Patrick Dorney, 25, turned himself in to police at a parking lot in Westbrook at 10:30 p.m., said Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the state Public Safety Department.

He was being held on a charge of elevated aggravated assault on a police officer.

South Portland Police officer Erik Larsen on Tuesday went to the Amerisuites Hotel in South Portland to look for Dorney. Larsen found Dorney who drove directly toward Larsen, police said.

Larsen jumped and hit the car’s windshield, breaking it, police said. Larsen broke his ankle.

South Portland Police Chief Edward Googins said.

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