Deputies: Man run over by jealous boyfriend

Forty-one-year-old Clarence Outen tried to run over a man according to officials. / Richland County Sheriff's Dept.

ELGIN (WACH) -- Richland County officials are searching for an Elgin suspect wanted for attempted murder.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department says 41-year-old Clarence Outen tried to run over a man.

Investigators say Outen intentionally hit the victim with his vehicle because the victim was talking to Outen's girlfriend.

The victim suffered severe injuries. His condition is unclear at this time.

Outen is described as a 42-year-old black male standing around 5'6", 135 pounds but with a slim build. He was last seen in a black Ford Expedition with tinted windows and rims with SC plates reading CXY 980.

If you have any information that may help investigators, you're urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.