Darlington County deputy run over by his patrol car after it was stolen, suspect wanted

Pee Dee Crime

DARLINGTON CO, SC (WBTW) – A sheriff’s deputy was run over by his own patrol car after it was stolen by a wanted suspect, according to the sheriff’s office.

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say assaulted a deputy who was investigating a burglary on Friday evening. After assaulting the deputy, the suspect “stole the deputy’s patrol vehicle and ran over the deputy with the patrol vehicle,” the sheriff’s office reported.

The deputy has since been released from the hospital.

Deputies have located the stolen vehicle and are still searching for the suspect.

If you have any information, you are asked to call 911.

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