St. Helena woman interrupts home burglary

info@islandpacket.comNovember 6, 2013 


A St. Helena Island woman returned to her home about 1 p.m. Wednesday to find a burglar, who immediately ran from the house and disappeared.

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies and a K-9 unit searched the surrounding Fripp Point Road area until 3 p.m., but could not find the man. Officers will continue to patrol the area, a news release said.

The suspect was described as a black male, about 6-foot-1, 180 pounds, with short dreadlocks. He was wearing blue jeans and a long-sleeve, white shirt with black markings on the sleeves.

To report a tip, call Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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