Sevier County robbery suspect arrested after two-county chase

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A Sevier County man wanted in connection with an armed robbery was arrested Wednesday after a pursuit that led officers into Knox County.

Jordan Lynn James, 29, was wanted for the armned robbery of the Cash Express in Seymour on Tuesday. Sevier County deputies say they developed information that he was the suspect and staged in a location on Boyd’s Creek Road when his vehicle passed by.

Officers tried to stop James’s vehicle, but they say he fled. Officers chased the vehicle into Knox County where the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol assisted. The vehicle was eventually stopped on Chapman Highway in the Colonial Village area.

James was taken into custody without incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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