Houston police chase suspect arrested after standoff in Fort Bend

A man was arrested peacefully after a standoff in Fort Bend County following a lengthy pursuit in Houston.

HOUSTON -- A man was arrested peacefully after a standoff in Fort Bend County following a lengthy pursuit in Houston.

Police tell KHOU 11 News an officer first tried to stop a driver in a red pickup truck near Beltway 8 at Bissonnet, but the suspect allegedly refused to pull over.

At 9 a.m. Houston TranStar cameras showed the suspect fleeing police southbound on the Southwest Freeway through Sugar Land.

As of 10:30 a.m. the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said the suspect was stopped at Highway 36 at FM 1994 southeast of Needville, but he was not complying with officers' commands.

Police were able to get him to surrender peacefully at 12:20 p.m. Roads near the standoff were been blocked off, according to the sheriff's office.

Police reported during the pursuit the suspect was on the phone with dispatchers. He also appeared to be video recording himself and police.

Raw video: HPD chases suspect through Sugar Land

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