Man in handcuffs gets away during arrest near Memorial City Mall

Man in handcuffs gets away during arrest near Memorial City Mall

Credit: KHOU

A trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety had placed the man in handcuffs during a traffic stop on the Katy Freeway inbound at Memorial City Way.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 6 at 1:31 PM

HOUSTON –- Police searched overnight for a man who managed to evade arrest by running from a state trooper while still wearing handcuffs.

A trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety had placed the man in handcuffs during a traffic stop on the Katy Freeway inbound at Memorial City Way. As the suspect was being placed in the trooper’s car, he took off running and managed to get away.

Houston police assisted in the search shortly after midnight Wednesday, but the suspect was not located. His car was impounded.

A description of the man was not provided by police.

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