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Kidnapping suspect arrested in Dade County

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EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) - A kidnapping suspect is behind bars in Dade County.

Sunday afternoon police responded to South Seminole Drive in reference to a kidnapping.

Sarah Foster told police she had been awarded temporary custody of her grandchild.  When the child's biological father learned this, he allegedly took the child and tried to leave.  

Several people at the home tried get Adam Foster to leave the child there.  Foster went to his vehicle and began to back out when he allegedly turned the vehicle towards Ms. Foster nearly hitting her.

An Amber Alert was issued for the suspect.  He was last seen driving towards Georgia on Interstate 24. 

East Ridge Police contacted Adam Foster by phone and learned he had gone to his dad's home in Rising Fawn.  

An East Ridge Tactical Patrol officer convinced Foster to surrender to authorities.  

Dade County Deputies found him and the child and took him into custody.

Foster is awaiting extradition back to Tennessee where he will be charged with Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault.

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