89 / 70
      91 / 70
      92 / 70

      Car thief escapes police in high-speed chase

      via MGN Online

      A morning pursuit of stolen vehicle initiated by the victim of a crime, ended in no arrests.

      Edinburg police said they got a call from a man whose black Dodge Charger had been stolen from Pharr. He informed police he was chasing the suspect.

      The chase happened on Raul Longoria and Texas Highway 107 around 11:00 a.m., according to Lt. Trevino with the Edinburg Police Department.

      Edinburg police ensued the pursuit down Alamo Road, but lost the driver when he turned south, as he was traveling at a high-rate of speed.

      The pursuit was called off once the suspect could no longer be found in the area.

      The victim filed a stolen vehicle report with the Pharr Police Department.

      The suspect will also face an evading arrest charge.

      If you have any information on the crime or known the whereabouts of the black Dodge Charger, contact Edinburg police at (956) 289-7700.