HOUSTON -

A police chase ended at a northwest Harris County apartment complex when the suspect crashed into a fence.

It all started around 9:45 a.m. Friday on Tomball Parkway and Sultan Lake during a traffic stop.

Officials said the driver took off speeding. During the 10-minute chase, authorities said speeds reached up to 80 mph.

Police followed the suspect until the vehicle crashed near  Saddlewood Apartments located on Bammel N. Houston Road.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the man was taken into custody.

Officers have not said why the man would not pull over for them, but said they smelled a strong odor in the vehicle and believe that is why he sped off.