Man in custody after leading police on chase

Driver faces felony evading charges

HOUSTON - A man is in custody after leading police on a chase through the Galleria Area.

Police say they spotted the driver traveling north on the West Loop around 1 a.m. Sunday.

Officers attempted to pull the man over but he refused to stop.

The driver then took the San Felipe exit, crashing over a curb and popping three tires. 

The man then attempted to make a U-turn but was stopped by police.

The driver was taken into custody and police say he will face felony evading charges.

Officers are unsure whether alcohol played a role.

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