June 28 (UPI) -- Authorities in Texas said an escaped horse led deputies and police on a chase in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office said District 1 deputies responded about 3:20 a.m. to reports of a horse running loose in a road near Acres homes.
The horse fled the scene when deputies arrived and led them on a chase that spanned West Montgomery Road, West Gulf Bank and Ferguson Way.
Houston Police North vehicles joined the chase and were able to help deputies box the equine in and wrangle the animal.
The horse was taken into custody by an HCSO Livestock unit.