2 arrested after police chase in southwest Houston

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HOUSTON - Two men were arrested after a police chase through southwest Houston.

The chased ended near Olympia and Hayes just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to authorities.

Houston police said a gray Volkswagen SUV was pulled over for a suspicious license plate. The car would not stop and chase began.

Police said the chase ended at an apartment complex at 11201 Olympia when two suspects got out of the car and started running.

The suspects were soon taken into custody.

Houston police said the plate was a fake novelty plate and the SUV was stolen.

Police said the driver will be charged with felony evasion and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The passenger has several felony warrants.

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