BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Beaufort Co. manhunt that put a high school on lockdown has ended with the arrest of one suspect.
Beaufort County sheriff's deputies have 1 15-year-old male in custody following a 3-hour search for two suspects who burglarized a home on Seabrook Rd. Friday morning. The suspect was captured just after 11 a.m.
According to a release, two suspects broke into a home at 70 Seabrook Rd around 9 a.m. Friday morning. The victim, who was at home, locked herself in a bedroom and called law enforcement.
As deputies arrived, two suspects were seen running the home towards Detour Rd.
Deputies set up a parameter in the area of Seabrook Rd. and Detour Rd as officials and a K9 tracking team searched for the suspects. Whale Branch High School was put on lockdown.
Deputies say they have a preliminary identification on the suspect who is still at large, and their investigation is ongoing.
It is unknown if the suspects were successful in stealing any items from the home.