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Man sought in burglary near Fripp Point Road

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is engaged in an active manhunt for a burglary suspect in the area of Fripp Point Road. 

Deputies responded to 62 Fripp Point Rd. just after 1 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a reported burglary in progress.

Deputies met the homeowner who told deputies that she had come home to discover an unknown black male inside her house.

The suspect fled the residence after being discovered. A perimeter was established surrounding the immediate area and a patrol K-9 was used to assist in the search.

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

As of 3 p.m. the perimeter was dissolved, however, deputies will continue to actively patrol the area.

Residents and motorists in the area are encouraged to exercise caution and immediately contact 911 if suspicious persons or activities are sighted.

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