JONESBOROUGH, TN (WJHL) – A Russellville, Tenn., man was charged with robbery after cigarettes were stolen from a Jonesborough gas station and authorities were led on a vehicle chase through Johnson City and Washington County early Sunday morning.

Jonesborough police said the hold up alarm was activated at Roadrunner Market, 141 Boone St., Jonesborough, around 2:45 a.m. Sunday, and when officers arrived the clerk said a man demanded cigarettes and money, threatening to kill the clerk. Police said the clerk thought the man had a gun in his pocket.

The man jumped the counter, took cigarettes and ran.

Johnson City police found the vehicle used by the suspect, but were led on a chase that ended in Washington County.

Chad A. Hannah, 36, of Russellville was charged with aggravated robbery. He was being held on $50,000 bond.

His arraignment was scheduled for Monday.Copyright WJHL 2015. All rights reserved.