HOUSTON – A man was in police custody Thursday after an hours-long standoff that started at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Houston.
The chase was first reported just before 9 a.m. near the intersection of Beechnut Street and the Southwest Freeway.
Eventually, the driver headed south on the Southwest Freeway and traveled into Fort Bend County, police said.
The chase traveled to near Rosenberg, before the driver turned south onto Highway 36, police said.
Fort Bend County deputies said the chase ended at FM Road 1994 and Highway 36.
At the scene resulting from the chase. EDIT: http://www.click2houston.com/news/high-speed-chase-underway-near-rosenbergPosted by FOX 13's Chip Brewster on Thursday, June 22, 2017
KPRC 2 reporter Chip Brewster reported that the driver is still inside the truck. Authorities could be seen putting crime scene tape around the parking lot where the chase ended.
TranStar cameras showed several Houston police vehicles chasing what appeared to be a dark-colored pickup.
It was not immediately clear why police were chasing the vehicle.
Stay with KPRC 2 and Click2Houston.com for the latest on this developing story.