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TTPD: Man left child in vehicle to run from police

Police say the suspect's SUV struck a mailbox and crashed into a tree in the 300 block of Fielden St. Police say the suspect's SUV struck a mailbox and crashed into a tree in the 300 block of Fielden St.
Police found the 3-year-old boy in the abandoned SUV. Police found the 3-year-old boy in the abandoned SUV.
The boy has been checked out by paramedics, who found that he was not injured. The boy has been checked out by paramedics, who found that he was not injured.
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - A hit and run investigation Friday afternoon at a Texarkana apartment complex turned into a high speed chase and crash, and ended with the discovery of a 3-year-old child in the suspect's SUV. 

Police say an officer saw the suspect's vehicle strike another car just after 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Georgia Manor apartment complex at College St. & Robinson Rd. 

When the officer tried to pull the SUV over, the driver sped away. Police say the vehicle struck a mailbox and crashed into a tree in the 300 block of Fielden St. At that point, the driver got out and ran. 

Police found the 3-year-old boy in the car. He has been checked out by paramedics and was not injured. 

The man was captured and arrested. No names have been released. 

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