BURTON, SC. (WTOC) -A Beaufort County man is behind bars after deputies say he assaulted his ex on Saturday morning.
The Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Robert Washington, Jr. broke into a woman’s home in Burton, assaulted her, and stole her phone.
Deputies got help from Port Royal Police and the South Carolina Highway Patrol to set up a perimeter. They eventually spotted and arrested Washington after a short foot chase.
He is charged with fleeing to evade arrest and for two active warrants from an unrelated incident.