Suspect slams stolen vehicle into home, rams patrol car in northwest Harris County

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A suspect is behind bars after slamming a stolen truck into a home and ramming another vehicle into the front of a Precinct 5 patrol car, deputies said.

According to investigators, a Harris County Precinct 5 deputy pulled behind the suspect around 3:05 p.m. Wednesday. After a short pursuit, the deputy discovered the suspect had crashed into a residence in the 15600 block of Pebble Lake Drive.

The crash damaged both vehicles inside the garage and sparked a fire, deputies said.

Cy-Fair Fire Department was called to the scene to put out the fire.

Investigators said the suspect then fled on foot to a home in the 8600 block of Sunny Ridge where he stole another vehicle.

During a pursuit with deputies, the suspect rammed into a patrol vehicle on Lasting Light Lane.

He was taken into custody.

The deputy was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

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