Suspected car thief manages to elude police

March 24, 2008 3:31:52 AM PDT
Police are searching for a car thief who managed to escape during a chase overnight. It happened on Camino Del Rey and Alder in southwest Houston. An officer spotted a suspicious car with temporary plates, and tried to pull the driver over. He took off and crashed the vehicle into a parked car. The man eventually ran away on foot.

Officers set up a perimeter and searched the area with a K-9, but come up empty handed. Police say the car had just been stolen.

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