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Houston Traffic: Robbery suspect arrested after DPS soldiers blocked all entry lanes on I-69 at Kingwood Drive

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – The end of a chase involving a casino robbery suspect caused delays on the I-69 Eastex Freeway Friday morning.

DPS soldiers attempted a crime stop on the freeway, but it appeared the suspect would not exit his vehicle immediately, leading to a standoff.

After some time, just after 7 a.m., the suspect exited the vehicle and backed up with his hands raised

He was taken into custody without incident.

All incoming lanes of I-69 were blocked at Kingwood Drive.

SkyEye video showed several patrol vehicles lined up behind a white Dodge Charger. The officers had their guns drawn when the suspect got out.

The front tire on the driver’s side of the Charger had blown out.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office was pursuing the suspect accused of robbing Naskila Gaming in Livingston, according to DPS soldiers.

Officers chased the suspect through Montgomery County before the pursuit ended on the Eastex Freeway.

Troopers found no other people in the charger.

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