Update: ID released of man who fled from Taylor County deputy

ABILENE, Texas - An arrest has been made after a man fled from a Taylor County sheriff's deputy just before 8 p.m. Wednesday in Abilene.

The man, Scottie Dale Thomas, 37, was pulled over for a traffic stop after a deputy realized Thomas was wanted for a parole violation. According to the sheriff's office, Thomas got out of his car, where the chase continued on foot.

The chase occurred in south Abilene near South 7th Street. It came to an end with help from Abilene police near the intersection of Corsicana and Laguna.

The driver was arrested and his vehicle was hauled off.

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