Bloodhounds, helicopter search for suspect in Newberry County

Kershaw Co. deputies searching for subject they say is connected to numerous car break-ins

An active search is being conducted in a Newberry County neighborhood after deputies say a man ran away on foot after attempting to break-into a home.

Just before 9:30 a.m. deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff's Office received a call from a neighborhood who saw a man who attempted to break into a home on Fox Briar Court.

The African-American man is approximately six-foot tall and weighs 130-150 pounds.

He is wearing a red t-shirt and dark pants with white shoes.

Deputies are searching the Fox Briar Court area off of Boyd's Crossing Road using bloodhounds and a SLED helicopter.

If anyone sees the suspect, you are urged to call 911 immediately.

This is a developing story, stay with WACH Fox we will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

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