Authorities arrest one suspect who fled from Georgetown police, manhunt continues for two more

Authorities arrest one suspect who fled from Georgetown police, manhunt continues for two more
Georgetown County law enforcement conducted a manhunt Friday in the area of Whitehall Road. (Source: Barbie Weber)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – Georgetown County authorities have arrested one suspect who fled from police earlier in the day Friday while two others remain at large, according to Capt. Nelson Brown with the Georgetown Police Department.

According to a GCSO press release, SWAT team members and K-9 units have combing areas off of U.S. 17 near Whitehall Road.

Brown said police were pursuing a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Horry County. The vehicle took off and went off the right side of the road and wrecked as it tried to pass two cars in the area of Whitehall Road.

Drivers in the area are advised to beware of law enforcement activity and keep moving. Others should stay out of the search area and residents should go inside and lock their doors, the release stated.

WMBF viewer Barbie Weber took the below video 4-5 miles south of the Food Lion in Georgetown Friday afternoon. She said she saw 15 cop cars and under cover cops at a wooded entrance along the road.

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