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High speed chase on I-95 ends in Bryan County

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BRYAN COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - An armed robbery suspect lead authorities on a chase down Interstate 95 from Colleton County, SC to Bryan County, GA.

Witnesses reported an armed robbery at a convenience store in Jacksonboro, SC Saturday evening, and claimed the man departed the scene driving a black convertable Ford Mustang.

A short time later, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and Ridgeland Police Department were in pursuit of the vehicle.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Bryan County Sheriff's Office, Richmond Hill Police, Port Wentworth Police and Georgia State Patrol assisted in the more than 80-mile high-speed chase.

Moultrie raced down Interstate 95 southbound in speeds reaching nearly 140 mph. The suspect was forced to stop and taken into custody in Bryan County.

Moultrie is being held in Georgia until he can be extradited back to South Carolina for the armed robbery.

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