Deputies chasing suspected vehicle thief in Ravenel

Sheriff’s deputies with Dorchester and Charleston counties are searching for a man accused of stealing a vehicle and engaging law enforcement in a chase this morning.

Deputies pursued a stolen 2011 Chevrolet Equinox through Dorchester and Charleston counties about 8:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Stanley said.

The driver, and only person believed to be in the vehicle, wrecked on an unpaved patch of Hyde Park Road in Ravenel, Stanley said. The suspect evaded deputies as he fled on foot, he said.

Stanley described the driver as a white man, between 20 and 30, with light brown hair.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Check back with as more details become available.

Comments { } is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. does not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full Terms and Conditions.