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Officer shoots at robbery suspect

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Chattanooga Police are looking for a man who robbed the Kankus Express on Highway 58 Monday night and pointed a gun at a police officer.

Police say around 11 p.m., Officer Dewayne Prater observed a robbery in progress at the store on the 4400 block of Highway 58.

The suspect was armed with a gun and pointed it at the clerk, demanding money. Officer Prater confronted the suspect, who pointed the gun at him.

Prater fired several rounds at the suspect who fled in a vehicle. He was described as a black male, 5'11" tall and medium build. He was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt over a white t-shirt, black pants, black tennis shoes, and was wearing a Halloween mask.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.

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