Arson suspect in custody after police chase in the Heights, police say


A man is in custody after following a police chase in Houston.

It started around 5:45 p.m. near the West Loop West at TC Jester and ended near Hempstead at Longpoint. The man crashed his car into a lamppost and ran his car into a ditch. 

Police said arson investigators were looking for the driver and called Houston police to help with the chase.