York County deputies, K9 locate suspect who ran from traffic stop inside storm drain

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Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 2:59 PM EST
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - A suspect who ran from a traffic stop in York County was found in a storm drain following a two-hour search, deputies said.

The York County Sheriff’s Office began searching for a man with no shirt, khaki pants and several tattoos in the area of McConnells Highway, Meadow Lakes Road and Windy Road around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Citizens spotted the suspect around 1 p.m. and at 1:25 p.m., deputies and K9 Pepper located him in a storm drain on Goldflower Road. He was taken into custody.

Pepper and handler Cpl. Shealey received a ride back to their car after a successful search.

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