HPD: Man takes teen stepson on police chase in south Houston

HPD: Man takes teen stepson on police chase in south Houston

Credit: KHOU

According to the Houston Police Department, it was around 12:30 a.m. when an officer tried to pull over a Chevrolet SUV on Mallow Street at Scott Street for a traffic violation.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 6:35 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 1 at 6:43 AM

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HOUSTON -- A man faces charges of felony evading and child endangerment following an overnight chase, Houston police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, it was around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when an officer tried to pull over a Chevrolet SUV on Mallow Street at Scott Street for a traffic violation.

Police said the man sped from officers southbound on Cullen to Bellfort.

The man allegedly ran several red lights before he struck something and lost a front tire. The crash forced him to come to a stop, and he was taken into custody.

His 15-year-old stepson was in the vehicle for the entire chase but was unharmed, police said.

Police said they weren’t sure why the man ran. The SUV was not reported stolen.

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