Newberry County Sheriff’s deputies searching for burglary suspect in bicycle outfit

08/17/2014 4:19 PM

08/17/2014 4:20 PM

Newberry County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a burglary suspect who attempted to force his way into a home on Sunday.

According to a news release from the department, a tall white male wearing what appeared to be a bicycle outfit kicked in the back door of a residence located at the 1200 block of Jalapa Road near Wilson Road.

The suspect fled on foot after the resident made their presence known, the release said.

Deputies and SLED officials are continuing to investigate the scene with the help of bloodhounds and a helicopter.

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