South Carolina deputies search for escaped inmate
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in South Carolina are looking for an inmate who escaped from a county jail.
Pickens County Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said in a news release that 45-year-old Steven Leroy Aiken climbed a fence and ran away from the minimum-security jail late Sunday afternoon.
Deputies said Aiken had been serving a four-month sentence for family court violations.
Aiken was awaiting trial on charges of domestic violence and malicious injury to property.