Man leads police on high-speed chase, crashes into pole

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HOUSTON - A man is now in police custody after leading police on a high-speed chase  through Northwest Houston.

It happened Tuesday around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of West Tidwell Road and the North Freeway.

Officers spotted the man driving a stolen pickup truck and tried to pull him over,

Police say, the man refused to stop and led police on a short chase.

The driver then lost control on Yale Street and West Tidwell, crashing into a light pole.

According to officers, the impact of the crash caused both of truck's front wheels to come off.

The suspect  tried to run away but police quickly caught and arrested him.

The man now faces felony evading and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charges.

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