published Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Search for fugitive siblings reaches Nashville

In this undated FBI photo, Ryan Edward Dougherty, left, Lee Grace Dougherty and Dylan Dougherty Stanley are shown. Investigators say they received a tip that three Florida siblings accused of firing shots at a Florida police car and then robbing a bank in south Georgia may have traveled to Tennessee. Authorities have been pursuing the siblings since Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/FBI via the Atlanta Journal & Constitution)
In this undated FBI photo, Ryan Edward Dougherty, left, Lee Grace Dougherty and Dylan Dougherty Stanley are shown. Investigators say they received a tip that three Florida siblings accused of firing shots at a Florida police car and then robbing a bank in south Georgia may have traveled to Tennessee. Authorities have been pursuing the siblings since Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/FBI via the Atlanta Journal & Constitution)

Nahville Metro Police questioned a woman Thursday morning who strongly resembled 29-year-old Lee Grace Dougherty, one of three fugitive siblings on the run from Florida.

"It was a case of mistaken identity,'' said Metro Police spokesman Don Aaron. "The maintenance staff called police because the woman strongly resembled the woman who is being sought.''

A nationwide manhunt began Aug. 2 for the trio who took off after firing shots at a Zephyrhills, Fla., police officer who tried to pull them over for speeding.

Hours later, three people wearing masks robbed the Certus Bank in Valdosta, Ga., about 210 miles north.

Authorities say a white sedan similar to the one involved in the Florida shooting has been spotted in Georgia and Chattanooga, Tenn.

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