HOUSTON -

Police have issued an arrest warrant for the man accused of leading officers on a chase after beating up his wife.

Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Houston police officer responded to reports of a family disturbance at an apartment complex on Werner near East Hamilton.  When they arrived, officers said the suspect jumped out of a back window and took off running.

Police officers and a K-9 unit searched for the man but did not find him. 

Officials said they know the identity of the suspect, who is out on parole for violent charges.

The suspect's name was not immediately released.