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.