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Carjacking suspects ditch car during chase in far E. Harris County

Carjacking suspects ditch car during chase in far E. Harris County

Credit: KHOU

Deputies said it was around 1:15 a.m. when two men held the car’s owner at gunpoint before speeding away in the vehicle, leaving the owner behind unharmed.

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Pct. 3 Deputy Constables were on the lookout for a pair of suspects who ditched their stolen car and ran away on foot during a chase early Thursday.

Deputies said it was around 1:15 a.m. when two men held the car’s owner at gunpoint before speeding away in the Chrysler PT Cruiser, leaving the owner behind unharmed.

A Pct. 3 constable later spotted the car on Sheldon at Wallisville and gave chase. The chase lasted several minutes before the suspects crashed into a chain link fence and ran away on foot.

One of the men was later caught on the other side of a nearby plant complex.

Deputies said two young women were also in the car during the chase. They said the suspects picked up the women after the carjacking.

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