The suspect at the center of an AMBER Alert last weekend was apprehended after a chase in Rutherford County on Tuesday.

Keith Tansil, 32, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals on South Lowery Street near the border of LaVergne and Smyrna after a short chase on Tuesday afternoon.

LaVergne Police confirmed Tansil is now in custody after allegedly taking three children on Sunday and ramming a police car in Lebanon early the following morning.

The three children, Brett Tansil, age 1, Caleb Fuller, age 2, and Jacob Fuller, age 4, were allegedly taken their Goodlettsville home on Sunday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an Amber alert just after midnight on Sunday, and the children were reported safe just after 1:30 a.m.

Tansil was spotted on Peyton Circle in Lebanon early Monday morning.

Lebanon Police Sgt. Titus Kelley responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle with the lights on and engine running. The caller said the car had been there at least 40 minutes.

When Kelley approached the car, the driver was slumped sideways in the driver's seat of the vehicle with his faced covered and was revving the engine.

The officer advised Tansil to show his hands several times. He showed his hands and reached for the glove box. He then shoved his hands in his hoodie and pulled them out again.

The report says that Tansil attempted to leave, hitting Kelley's car, the backed up and hit Kelley's car again.

Several officers scrambled to avoid being hit by Tansil, according to the report.

A high-speed pursuit ensued with Lebanon Police and Wilson County Sheriff's Office deputies. Deputies called off the pursuit because of speed

A warrant has been issued for Tansil's arrest on a felony evading arrest charge.

Tansil is believed to be driving a 2006 white Chevy Malibu with temporary tags. He stands 5'11" and weighs 185 pounds.

Great news to report on the AMBER Alert out of Goodlettsville. The three boys have been located and are safe. Keith Tansil is still at large. Thanks for all who took the time and made the effort to spread the word!— TBI (@TBInvestigation) March 11, 2018
AMBER Alert just issued, for 1 y/o Brett Tansil, 2 y/o Caleb Fuller, 4 y/o Jacob Fuller. Missing from Goodlettsville, TN. Taken by 32 y/o Keith Tansil, 5'11", 185 lbs. Is driving white 2006 Chevy Malibu or 2016 Silver Kia. Call 1-800-TBI-FIND w/info. Please share.— TBI (@TBInvestigation) March 11, 2018
AMBER Alert update: It is now believed that Keith Tansil is driving a 2006 white Chevy Malibu with temporary tags. Please call 1-800-TBI-FIND if you see Keith Tansil, Brett Tansil, Caleb Fuller or Jacob Fuller.— TBI (@TBInvestigation) March 11, 2018

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