A tense situation started as a domestic disturbance in northwest Harris County. What followed was a short chase and a standoff in field and officers moving in to pull a toddler and a man from the car.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initially took a call about a family disturbance on Monday morning. A child believed to be about 2 years old was in the vehicle with a man driving who may be the child’s father.

The pursuit came to an end near a field in northwest Harris County, near Stuebner Airline and Veterans Memorial. Officers surrounded the vehicle and after about 20 minutes or more, they moved in. The toddler was carried from the car by authorities, and then the driver was pulled out to be taken into custody.

The child was “seriously injured,” according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Life Flight has been called to the scene to transport the toddler to the hospital.

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