10 Mar Breaking from WCME: Brunswick Man Charged With Domestic Violence
State Police have arrested a Brunswick man on domestic violence charges after an alleged assault along Interstate 295 in South Portland . Troopers say 53 year old Derek Zimmerman assaulted the female victim inside her car while she was traveling north and then attempted to take the woman’s purse and cell phone before fleeing on foot across four lanes of traffic and into nearby woods . With assistance from a dog from South Portland Police, Zimmerman was tracked down at a South Portland motel. and taken to the Cumberland County Jail. His victim suffered a bloody nose, but did not require medical attention, while Zimmerman was treated and released from Maine Medical Center for injuries he sustained from running through the woods.