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Search called off for reported stabbing victim on St. Helena Island

Published: Dec. 19, 2021 at 2:19 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 19, 2021 at 6:15 PM EST
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office say a search for a reported stabbing victim on St. Helena Island has been called off Sunday afternoon.

The sheriff’s office had received received a report of a stabbing that happened outside of the Tiger Express on Sea Island Parkway. Following the stabbing, the wounded man ran into a wooded area, the initial report stated.

Deputies, K-9s and the Aviation Unit were searching near Sea Island Parkway/Polowana Road for the man who was described as a Caucasian male, 5′08″, and wearing blue pants and a long-sleeved white shirt.

The sheriff’s office said they did not find the man, and the extent of his wounds, if any, is unknown at this time.

“Anyone who has information on the man’s whereabouts is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 843-524-2777,” BCSO officials said.

The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are being investigated.

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