ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – A man was arrested Wednesday following a chase in Anderson County where deputies said he abandoned his baby in the car.
According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy conducted a traffic stop around 5:00pm in the area of Interstate Boulevard on a vehicle involved an incident in the area.
The sheriff’s office said that the suspect pulled away when deputies approached the vehicle and a chase ensued.
Deputies said the suspect, who they identified as Justin Munn, then ran from his vehicle in the area of Welpine Road.
Munn was then taken into custody after a lengthy chase on foot, deputies said.
Investigators said that Munn abandoned his three-month-old child in the vehicle when he ran.
Anderson County deputies said Munn will be facing numerous charges.
The baby was not hurt in the chase, deputies said.