Manhunt underway near Channelview

Man ran from traffic stop, authorities say

CHANNELVIEW, Texas – Authorities said they are looking for a man who ran from a traffic stop Tuesday morning near Channelview.

According to Precinct 3 deputy constables, authorities tried to stop a vehicle on Beltway 8 for not displaying a license plate. The driver sped away as constables were approaching the vehicle.

The vehicle later stopped in the area of Jacintoport Boulevard near Penn City Road, constables said. A man jumped out of the vehicle and ran from authorities.

Video from Sky2 over the scene showed authorities concentrating on a pickup truck that was stuck on railroad tracks.

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