Helicopter police crew lead dramatic open-field capture of suspect

When two burglary suspects gave chase, the helicopter unit of the Houston Police Department got into gear.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon, after police responded to a house burglary call, according to KHOU. Police arrived and the burglary suspects took off in a car. The pair eventually abandoned the car and tried to escape on foot.

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The police helicopter tracked one suspect as he ran into an open field. As the suspect was trying to run away from police vehicles, a helicopter unit member jumped out and tackled the suspect. Another officer assisted with the arrest.

The second suspect was located nearby and arrested.