Pct. 4: Burglary suspect arrested after attempting to run over deputy

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas- A burglary suspect has been arrested and charged after attempting to run over a deputy in a stolen car on Tuesday in north Harris County. 

According to Harris County Pct. 4, deputies were dispatched to an alarm going off at a Sunbelt Rentals in the 23500 block of the North Freeway. When they arrived, they found a blue van parked by a fence surrounding the business that had been cut.

While the deputy began searching the scene, 40-year-old Robert  Davis appeared. Davis was ordered to raise his hands, but instead he got into the van. 

Deputies said Davis began to accelerate towards the deputy. The deputy then fired his weapon and started to pursue Davis.

Deputies chased the suspect as he traveled southbound on the North Freeway. A flat tire stopped the vehicle and Davis started running. 

Deputies were able to arrest him in the 16500 block of the North Freeway.

After investigation, the van was found to be stolen with several stolen items from the Sunbelt Rentals inside. 

Robert Davis was found to have three outstanding warrants.

For this incident, Davis was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant, Evading Arrest/Detention with a Motor Vehicle and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

He didn't receive bond. 

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