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Suspect in gumball machine thefts arrested

Jacob Roddy. Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Jacob Roddy. Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) – A man wanted for stealing gumball machines was arrested Wednesday night in East Ridge, following a fight.

Police found Jacob Roddy sitting in the parking lot of Bi-Lo on Ringgold Road.

He's a suspect in several gumball machine thefts.

The owner of those machines recognized Roddy and confronted him.

That's when the fight started.

Roddy suffered minor injuries.

Police say Roddy is also wanted for theft in Sweetwater, Tennessee.

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