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Man arrested after allegedly threatening employees at Cici's Pizza, leading officers on high speed pursuit

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A man was arrested after leading deputies on a pursuit when he allegedly threatened to kill employees at  Cici's Pizza.

According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Department, on Friday at approximately 11:47 p.m., deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department were involved in a high-speed pursuit that resulted in the arrest of Myles Caffey Robinson, 25 years old, from Lufkin.

The Angelina County Sheriff's Department received an attempt to locate call from the Lufkin Police Department in reference to a silver Chevy Cobalt being driven by a black male possibly headed to Alto who had threatened to kill employees at CiCi’s Pizza.

Officials said it was reported that he was possibly armed. Deputies observed a vehicle matching the description given on Hwy 69 North near Idlewood, and upon attempting to stop the vehicle, a pursuit ensued that lasted approximately 11 miles at speeds of 110 miles per hour.

The pursuit continued north on 69 and the suspect turned around near Morris Road and began traveling south. As the suspect approached Hwy 7, he attempted to go south on 7 at a high rate of speed and lost control and crashed.

Robinson was then taken into custody. Robinson is charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle with previous conviction, a third-degree felony, and possession of a controlled substance, PG 3, a class “A” misdemeanor.

Robinson is in the Angelina County Jail under a $1,500 bond. 

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Texas DPS and the Lufkin Police Department.

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