Driver arrested for running away from traffic stop

This man was arrested after allegedly running away from a traffic stop

March 17, 2012 8:20:07 AM PDT
A man was arrested early Saturday after trying to run away from deputies in west Harris County.

It started around 3:15am on Westheimer near Beltway 8.

Precinct 5 Constable's Office deputies pulled over the man near an Exxon station. The driver stopped, but then officials said he got out of the car and took off on foot.

The suspect was found a short time later with the help of a K-9 unit.

There is no word yet on why he tried to flee.