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Bank robbery suspect in custody after police chase that started in SE Houston ends in Brazoria County

The suspect blew through the Pearland area at 90 mph and headed into Brazoria County with several HPD units chasing him. He surrendered on CR 48 near CR 72.

HOUSTON — A police chase that started in southeast Houston Wednesday afternoon ended with the suspect surrendering on a rural road in Brazoria County.

Police said they were chasing the guy because he tried to rob a Bank of America and check-cashing business on Telephone Road near the Gulf Freeway sometime after 2 p.m.

The suspect jumped on Highway 288 and blew through Pearland before heading south toward Brazoria County with several HPD units behind him.

The Texas Department of Public Safety also joined the chase at some point.

The suspect got off 288 and finally pulled over at the intersection of County Roads 48 and 62, near Rosharon.

When officers with weapons drawn surrounded the suspect's vehicle, he got out with his hands in the air and surrendered.

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