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Police chasing suspect in Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY, TN (WMC) -

 Investigators in Fayette County, TN are searching for a suspect that is currently on the run after taking off during a traffic stop.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, officers pulled over a man for reckless driving near mile marker 40 on I-40.

When officers checked the driver's license, they discovered that he had outstanding warrants for burglary, assault, and theft in Tipton County.

Officers then arrested the driver, James Skaggs, and had him in handcuffs.  However, a few minutes later, Skaggs ran into the woods.

Several law enforcement agencies helped with the search for the suspect, but he is still at large.

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