Suspect arrested after leading Abilene police on overnight chase


An Abilene man is now behind bars after leading Abilene police on a chase early Wednesday morning.

Police stopped a vehicle at South 14th and Sycamore after midnight.

Two people were in the vehicle, and according to officers, a black male took off on foot.

APD blocked off a five block perimeter and also brought in K9 units to find the suspect.

The man was found about an hour later in a neighboring backyard.

Police took him into custody on outstanding warrants and evading arrest.

The man's name wasn't available at the time of the arrest.