Citizen tackles suspect being chased by LPD

Local News

(Nexstar Media Group/EverythingLubbock.com Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas – A police chase on foot in South Lubbock ended quickly Tuesday afternoon when a citizen stepped in and tackled the suspect.

The incident occurred during the 3:00 hour in the 4000 block of South Loop 289.

According to emergency radio traffic, officers with the Lubbock Police Department began chasing a suspect near Jason’s Deli.

An eyewitness told an EverythingLubbock.com photographer her husband helped apprehend the suspect.

Police have not released other details.

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