Driver Tries to Outrun Police in Mesquite

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013  |  Updated 2:06 PM CDT
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Driver Tries to Outrun Police in Mesquite

NBC 5 News

A man in red shorts and a Texas Rangers jersey is taken into police custody after a police chase in Mesquite.

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A driver led police on a chase through parts of Mesquite and Balch Springs Tuesday afternoon.

NBC 5 first learned of the chase shortly after 1 p.m.  Throughout, the driver drove up and down a C.F. Hawn service road before heading into Balch Springs.

The driver the drove toward a wooded area where he jumped out of the car an attempted to get away on foot.

Police were able to catch up to the man a short time later and take him into custody.

The man's identity and why he ran from police has not yet been revealed.

There were no injuries or crashes reported in connection with the chase.

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