NORTH RICHLAND HILLS (CBSDFW.COM) – Jack C. Binion Elementary was placed in a brief lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a wanted suspect with a felony warrant took refuge in a home near the school.
It all started with a traffic stop on April 21.READ MORE: Mesquite Announces New Top Cop, 27-Year Veteran Of Police Department David Gill
The man led Richland Hills police on a chase that spanned Hurst, Fort Worth and eventually back into Richland Hills. Officers eventually caught up to the suspect in Richland Hills, but he fled again.
The Fort Worth Police Department deployed its Air One helicopter, which followed the man to a home in the 800 block of Granada Drive in Richland Hills.READ MORE: Garland Police Issue Silver Alert For Elderly Couple Richard And Henrietta Rocha
One of the suspect’s family members contacted police and said he would surrender.
Both the driver and a passenger in his SUV were taken into custody for felony warrants without incident.MORE NEWS: Drivers Curious Why The Camel Crossed The Road After Sighting In North Texas
There were no injuries or property damage sustained in the incident and the lockdown was lifted from the school.