Dog takes down suspect after police chase in Houston

HOUSTON -- A news helicopter operated by our sister station KTRK captured the finale of a dramatic Houston police chase that ended with a dog taking down a suspect attempting to flee on foot.

According to unconfirmed police reports, the chase began after a vehicle refused to stop at a red light on Willow Drive.

A police unit continued to chase the suspect off the road and into a field, where the suspect jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot.

As the suspect ran, he was taken down by what appears to have been a canine unit. An officer moved in and took the suspect into custody.

No other details have been released.
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