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BREAKING: Manhunt Underway on St. Helena

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St. Helena Island, SC -

A manhunt is underway on St. Helena Island for a burglary suspect.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching the area of Fripp Point Road.

Deputies were called to 62 Fripp Point Rd. around 1:00 this afternoon in reference to a burglary in progress.

When confronted by deputies, the suspect fled the home.

A perimeter was established and a K-9 was brought in to assist in the search.

The suspect is described as 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.

Residents and motorists in the area are encouraged to exercise caution and immediately call 911 with any sightings of suspicious person(s) and/or activity, authorities said.

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