Suspected car thief leads police on foot chase in Galleria area

July 31, 2013 4:04:36 AM PDT
A suspected car thief is in custody after hiding from police near the Galleria area overnight.

Precinct 1 deputy constables on patrol spotted a man breaking into a car on Suffolk and San Felipe. Investigators say the suspect took off running.

Deputy constables chased him into some nearby railroad tracks. HPD's K-9 unit and chopper were called in to help with the search.

The suspect was discovered hiding in the back of a nearby house, where he was arrested.

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