Two People Lead Officers On A Chase In Katy
Police have arrested two people after a chase through the Katy area on Tuesday afternoon.
Click2Houston reports that the Houston Police Department received a report of an assault in progress on Tuesday, September 29th, at approximately 11:30 a.m.
As officers came upon the scene, one of the suspects fled near the intersection of Kuykendall Road and West Rankin Road. Police followed in pursuit of the suspect around the Katy area.
According to the statement issued by Houston Police spokesperson, Lt. Bridget Lummus, the officers reported a man, a woman fled the scene in a car. There were two victims who had been pistol-whipped in their company.
Lummus said that several Houston Police units pursued the suspect that went onto the westbound lanes of Interstate 10. The chase continued to an exit near Highway 6. Police say that the suspect was not driving erratically, and the chase, which lasted approximately 35 minutes, did not reach very high speeds.
When she exited Interstate 10, the suspect attempted to make a U-turn to evade police. Officers were finally able to pull the suspect over and take her into custody.
Lt. Lummus told reporters that a man who was with her was also arrested. When the suspect was pulled over, the man threw a firearm over a fence. However, officers at the scene were able to recover the weapon.
Authorities had not released the identities of either suspect at the time of the report. Police say that both the man and woman are facing assault charges. The female suspect is also being charged with felony evading and other related charges.