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Two arrested after short pursuit in Waco

Posted at 3:56 PM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 16:56:57-04

WACO, TX — Two were arrested after a short pursuit on Monday.

Police said at 10:20 a.m., a traffic vehicle located a stolen vehicle at S 9th and Webster.

As the officer tried to stop the vehicle, the pursuit ended at E. 11th Street and the access road to BUS 77 after a tire deflation device was deployed.

Both occupants of the vehicle were safely taken into custody after a short foot pursuit of the driver.

The driver was identified as Robert Taylor and was arrested and charged with evading arrest in a motor vehicle and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The passenger, Tony Watson, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Waco police thanked the McLennan County Sheriff's Office and the McLennan County Prec. 1 deputies for assisting.