4 arrested after police chase in southwest Houston

HOUSTON – Four people were arrested Friday after police said they tried to escape police in a stolen car in southwest Houston.

Police tried to stop the red car around 1:30 a.m. near Hillcroft and Highstar in connection with several robberies. According to investigators, the car sped off, then lost control on Rookin. The driver jumped a curb, then hit a small tree, police said.

Four or five men got out of the car and tried to run, police said. Officers arrested four of them.

Police have not said if any charges will be filed.