Man on the lam after leading police on short chase

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Police in Killeen spent Thursday looking for a man they said ran away after a brief chase.

Just after 11:30 a.m., officers saw the man removing tires from a parked car near Highway 195 and Splawn Ranch, police said.

The department said, when an officer approached the man he got in the car and drove southbound on 195 before stopping in a ditch.

The man then ran away from police and they did not know which direction he went.