Man tries to run down Pa. police chief


By Jim McKinnon
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — A search is on for a Fayette County man who state police said tried to run over a township police chief during a traffic stop yesterday.

James Simon Thompson, 52, of Redstone, has been charged in the incident with aggravated assault, simple assault and resisting arrest, though he remains a fugitive, state police in Uniontown said.

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