Man arrested after car chase through north Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on January 27, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 29 at 1:02 PM

HOUSTON - Police arrested a man after he led them on a car chase Sunday afternoon through north Houston.

Police said the chase started after the suspect carjacked a vehicle in the parking lot of a Home Depot near West Road and I-45. The driver headed north on Airline Drive after police started to pursue him.

The suspect made it all the way to Beltway 8 before turning around and heading south on I-45, police said. The chase ended with the suspect getting into an accident near West Road where the pursuit originally began.

Police said that after the accident the suspect refused to exit the vehicle so they were forced to subdue him with Tasers before taking him into custody.

The accident forced the closed of several of the southbound lanes on I-45.

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