Alleged carjacker caught after holding mom, daughter at gunpoint

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies say a suspected carjacker is in custody after a chase in north Harris County overnight.

Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office say around 2 a.m. a mom and daughter were carjacked at gunpoint off Kuykendahl. The robber got in their car and sped away while another suspect followed in a separate vehicle.

The mom called 911, and a nearby deputy spotted the stolen vehicle.

The suspect led deputies on a chase until he lost control and crashed into a fence on Rankin at Richbourg, not far from I-45 North.

The suspect was taken into custody, but his accomplice in the other vehicle sped away.

The man faces armed carjacking and evading charges.

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