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 postandcourier.com as more details become available.

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