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: Flooding, Intense Lightning Possible In North Texas Tuesday Afternoon
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: DPD: Shooter Claims He Killed Randolph Oliver When He Tried To Get In Vehicle After Road Rage Incident
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: Alleged Dog Complaint Ends With 2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed In Texas Town
There were no injuries or property damage sustained in the incident and the lockdown was lifted from the school.