HPD: Man attempts police chase in Fifth Ward

HOUSTON – A man attempted to lead police on a chase in Fifth Ward Sunday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

HPD Patrol units spotted a white Dodge pickup truck with open warrants on the driver around 12:30 a.m. near Brewster Street and Noble Street in Fifth Ward.

According to police, officers attempted to stop the pickup truck, but the driver would not stop and pulled away.

The chase went around the neighborhood and ended when two HPD Patrol units blocked the truck on Brewster Street, police said. The driver then attempted to flee on foot, but was quickly caught by officers.

The driver of the pickup truck and several others in the area were taken into custody, police said. HPD is investigating if the alleged suspects are involved in several robberies around Houston.