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Manhunt underway in East Ridge for robbery suspect

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EAST RIDGE, TN (WRCB) -

East Ridge police are searching for a suspect in the robbery of the Cascades Motel on Ringgold Road.

As the robbery was dispatched Wednesday morning, an officer was passing the hotel began pursuit, according to a news release.

The robber fled on Ringgold Road through the Bachman tunnels before wrecking after striking a car and overturning. 

The suspect then fled on foot, leaving behind a handgun and money in the crashed vehicle. 

Police have multiple leads on the suspect.

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