Motorcycle thief suspect arrested after foot chase

Published On: Mar 26 2013 08:54:56 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 26 2013 07:42:22 AM CDT
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A man in his mid-40s was arrested in connection with the theft of a stolen motorcycle and possession of drugs.

A San Antonio police officer spotted the suspect riding the motorcycle around 10:30 p.m. Monday at Loop 410 and Bandera Road. The officer ran the motorcycle's plates and it came back as stolen.

The officer followed the suspect around the Woodlawn area, but the suspect ditched the bike and fled on foot.

Police said the suspect did not get too far and was found trapped behind a house.

Police said the suspect would be charged with theft of a motor vehicle, possession of drugs and evading arrest on foot. His name has not been released.