Inmate still on the run following escape more than a week ago

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - An inmate is still on the run after walking out of the Berkeley County jail more than a week ago.

James Sanders was behind bars on criminal domestic violence charges. On Wednesday, he was spotted in the Sangaree Parkway area in Summerville.

Investigators surrounded the area, brought out the police dogs, and a helicopter but was unable to locate Sanders


  • Investigators began their search on Jan. 26, after authorities say Sanders escaped from the Hill Finklea Detention Center. Read the original story here.
  • The following day the manhunt moved from Moncks Corner to downtown after deputies received a tip that Sanders had been picked up and taken to MUSC. Read the original story here. 
  • On Wednesday, Sanders was spotted in the Sangaree Parkway area and a search of the area began and continued into the night but ended with Sanders on the run again. Read the original story here.

Deputies say that despite his record of criminal domestic violence, Sanders is not a danger to the public.

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