Alleged cigarette thieves crash SUV during chase in N. Harris County

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by Andrew Horansky / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on March 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas –- Three suspects were taken into custody overnight after they led Pct. 4 deputy constables on a chase from a Kroger grocery store into a nearby neighborhood.

Constables said a break-in was reported at the Kroger on Treaschwig Road. Three men broke through a front door and allegedly filled several bags with cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

Constables chased the suspects into a nearby neighborhood where they crashed their Honda SUV into a car parked in a driveway. The suspects then ran and jumped over a fence.

Constables said they later found the suspects hiding in the home where they crashed their SUV.

Authorities said the Honda was not reported stolen.

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