Suspect Leads Authorities on Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - One man is in custody after leading authorities from three departments on a chase on Monday night.

Authorities from the Midland Police Department, Sheriff's Office and DPS were all after him. 

Officials tell NewsWest 9, a Deputy tried to pull the man over for a routine traffic stop, but he took off instead.

He ditched his car near Highway 349 and County Road 114, south of the Interstate.

He ran off on foot, but authorities finally caught him.

No word on what charges he faces or why he ran.

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