Cops are chasing a suspected vehicle wanted in connection with a traffic violation.
Dallas — Editor’s Note: This article previously reported details of another chase involving the Mesquite Police. Those details from unrelated pursuits have been removed from this story.
Authorities have detained a suspected tracker after they chased him by car and on foot through Dallas County on Monday afternoon, officials say.
Around 1:20 p.m., Kauffman County officials said the chase began in Forney when a constable tried to stop the car with a paper tag.
The suspect, a black Mercedes, fled, leading to a chase.
The suspect’s vehicle ended up in the Dallas area and multiple law enforcement agencies were involved.
At about 2:20 p.m., a WFAA news helicopter captured the moment, and the suspect got out of his vehicle and drove through his northeast Dallas neighborhood on foot.
The suspect was seen wearing a sweater hood over his head, running without shoes, and jumping fences.
Police K-9 were called to the scene and apprehended the suspect. The suspect was detained by officers at the scene after jumping onto the hood of the vehicle to avoid capture by K-9.
The suspect’s name has not been released at this time.
See the full follow-up video below.
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