Wanted person flees into wooded Dorchester area after police chase

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A wanted person has fled the scene after being cited by deputies, according to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.

At 6 p.m. on Sunday, after deputies attempted to make a traffic stop at Hwy 78 near College Park Rd, the suspect fled and a police chase ensued up I26, according to Captain Roger Antonio.

Antonio says after losing control of the vehicle in the median near mile marker 194, the suspect fled on foot into a wooded area        

Deputies, a helicopter, and Berkeley County personnel searched the area without success. 

Deputies have called off the search. The case is still open.

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