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Driver who led Farmington police chase charged

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A Rosemount man who led Farmington police on a high-speed pursuit Aug. 6 had told dispatchers he planned to make officers kill him, according to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney's office.


Patrick Christopher Armstrong, 28, told police he was in his car and had a gun, a knife and a sword. He said he wanted four squad cars to respond. He also reportedly said he was a large man and would be combative.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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