BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A manhunt is underway for a burglary suspect on St. Helena Island, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies say they are searching for a suspect in connection with a burglary at a home on Fripp Point Road around 1 p.m.
Authorities say the victim came home to find the suspect inside her house. The suspect ran when he was spotted.
According to a release, deputies are searching the area with a patrol K-9, but no contact has been made with a person matching the suspects description.
Deputies say the suspect is a black male, approximately 6'01", 180 pounds, with short dreadlocks. He was wearing blue jeans and a long-sleeve white shirt with black markings on the sleeves.
If you have any information on the suspect's whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.\