Routine traffic stop turns into brief chase

February 5, 2009 3:15:27 AM PST
A driver managed to get away from police during a chase in northeast Houston overnight.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say an officer tried to pull over an SUV that ran a stop sign last night. The driver kept going until he jumped out of the vehicle at Falls near Jewett. Officers brought out K-9 units and a helicopter but couldn't find the man.

A passenger who stayed in the SUV was not arrested.

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