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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 mansped 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 hewastaken 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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