One suspect is in custody and another is on the run after a short police chase in east Houston.

Houston police said it all started around 11:30 a.m. Friday when an officer observed suspicious activity in the 12800 block of the East Freeway near Normandy.

Officials said when officers approached the suspects to see what they were doing, they drove off in an SUV.

Police said the chase was brief and ended when the suspects jumped out of the SUV in the Cloverleaf area on Victoria Lane near Nancy Rose.

Authorities said one suspect was arrested. Officers were searching the area for the second suspect.

Police have not released any other information at this time.