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WilCo police pursuit stretches into Austin, through UT campus

A police chase in Williamson County Wednesday night stretched into Austin. (CBS Austin)

UPDATE 10:25 p.m.: Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody says the suspect from the police pursuit has been captured.

The Austin Police Department confirms the chase went onto the UT Campus and ended at East 20th Street and San Jacinto Boulevard.

Further details were not immediately available.

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DPS troopers have picked up the police pursuit that started in Williamson County and passed through Austin.

A spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety says troopers are behind the suspect on Hwy 290.

Further details were not immediately available.

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A police chase in Williamson County Wednesday night stretched into Austin.

Some of the chase was caught on TxDOT cameras.

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody said they were pursuing a robbery suspect near Wolf Ranch and followed the suspect down I-35.

They had to call it off due to safety concerns. The driver was not caught.

Further details were not immediately available.

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