Suspect arrested after leading Abilene police on overnight chase

An Abilene man is now behind bars after leading Abilene police on a chase early Wednesday morning. 

Police stopped a vehicle at South 14th and Sycamore after midnight.

Two people were in the vehicle, and according to officers, a black male took off on foot. 

APD blocked off a five block perimeter and also brought in K9 units to find the suspect. 

The man was found about an hour later in a neighboring backyard. 

Police took him into custody on outstanding warrants and evading arrest. 

The man's name wasn't available at the time of the arrest.

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