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Man accused of stealing items from mall eludes police, officials say

HOUSTON – A man accused of shoplifting at a mall eluded police Saturday night in southwest Houston, officials said.

The incident was reported at 7:38 p.m.

Police said they thought the suspect was barricaded inside a Subway at 7204 Southwest Freeway.

Houston’s SWAT team had the area surrounded.

Police said the suspect got away.

KPRC2 will provide further details as the story develops. 

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