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Man leads police on high-speed chase through multiple counties

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A man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase that covered multiple counties late Monday night.

The chase started at around 11:30 p.m. near Burton, TX in Washington County after police pulled over 26-year-old Cole Flores, who was driving a red Mazda along Highway 290, during a routine traffic stop. According to authorities, they asked Flores if they could search the vehicle, when he took off. Police followed Flores through North Austin and Round Rock before he finally came to a stop at a Chevron gas station near I-35 and Grand Avenue Parkway in Pflugerville.

Members of DPS, the Travis County Sheriff's Office and the Austin Police Department all assisted in the pursuit.

 

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