18-Year-Old Man Arrested in McAllen Store after Pursuit

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, February 02 2017 Feb 2, 2017 February 02, 2017 3:14 PM February 02, 2017 in News

MCALLEN – DPS troopers arrested a man in a McAllen Wal-Mart after a brief manhunt.

An 18-year-old man from Pharr is in custody. DPS said he will be charged with evading arrest.

Trooper Maria Montalvo said troopers were assisting Border Patrol agents in a vehicle pursuit.

Agents and troopers followed a silver Kia to Wal-Mart on South Jackson Road in McAllen. The driver parked and went inside the store.

DPS said Wal-Mart’s Loss Prevention Team helped law enforcement find the man inside the store.

No one was hurt and DPS said the man was the only person inside the vehicle.

There were also no drugs found inside the vehicle.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS has a crew at the scene and will report any updates. 

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