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UPDATE: Five suspects captured in early morning police chase; one still on the run

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UPDATE: Five suspects who attempted to evade Tennessee Highway Patrol officers have now been captured, but one is still on the run. We now know that six people lead police on a chase through Chattanooga.

It started in the East Brainerd area around 4 a.m. 

Officers say they attempted to stop the suspects for "driving recklessly." They then took off and lead multiple agencies down the interstate about 20 miles away and eventually crashed on Birmingham and Cummings Highways in the Lookout Valley area. The suspects then took off on foot through a wooded area and police began a search to find everyone involved.

Channel 3's cameras were rolling when five of the suspects were brought into custody.

THP tells us no one was hurt in the ordeal and that they are still searching for the sixth suspect.

Stay with Channel 3 as we continue to follow this developing story.


As of 3:50 am, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a suspect after an early morning pursuit.

The pursuit began around 3 a.m. near East Brainerd Road. It ended off I-24 near Cummings Highway. Now authorities are searching near Cummings and Birmingham highways.

Officials have no suspect information at this time.  No injuries have been reported.

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