VIDEO: Body-cam footage shows high-speed chase, arrest of Lufkin man in stolen vehicle

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LUFKIN, Texas (KETK)- A Lufkin man was arrested, after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase in a vehicle that was reported as stolen from Smith County.

The incident happened Tuesday around 3:03 p.m., according to Lufkin police. Officers were called to help another agency locate a White 2018 Jeep.

Police saw the car on FM 2021 and tried to conduct a traffic stop, but Jason Brightwell, 28, did not stop.

Brightwell then led police on a nine-minute long pursuit. He stopped at a residence near FM 2021, got out of his car and started running.

Officers followed the man through a wooded area and arrested him outside of a home on HH Allen Road.

He was detained for evading arrest.

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