HOUSTON -

Two people are behind bars and several others on the run after a police chase in northwest Houston.

It started on Gessner near Genard at around midnight. Police tried to pull over a stolen SUV, but the driver took off.

After a short chase, the person behind the wheel drove down into a bayou, then everyone in the car bailed out and ran.

Police tried to follow the suspect, but got stuck in the mud.

Officers eventually caught two young men. Police say the others escaped.