Alleged theft suspect arrested after leading police on chase

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HOUSTON - A theft suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase in west Houston, police say.

According to Houston police, officers responded to a report of a theft suspect rummaging through offices in a building on North Post Oak near the Galleria. Police say citizens inside the building tried to hold him by blocking him in an office but he got loose.

The suspect left the building a fled in a vehicle. Police officers gave chase, going through the 610 West Loop from the Galleria to I-10. The man eventually turned into the Houston Polo Club on a dead end road. He tried to turn around, but Houston police say officers blocked him in.

He was taken into custody.

Police have not said if he got away with any items from the office building.

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