Suspected car thief causes high speed chase

LONGVIEW, TX (KSLA) – A suspected car thief is in jail after leading authorities on a chase all over Gregg County, Texas.

A Longview Police officer spotted a stolen van on Highway 31. The officer attempted to pull the van over, but the driver sped off.

Texas Troopers then joined in on the chase, which ended on highway 42 when the van ran out of gas. The driver was arrested and is now in the Gregg County Jail.