Crime & Courts

Man sought who forced his way into home

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who forced himself into a woman’s home Monday along Bluff Road.

Shortly after noon, a woman in the 7900 block of Bluff Road noticed a man near her house acting suspiciously. She was outside. She rushed inside and he followed, according to a news release.

The woman grabbed a kitchen knife and the man ran away. The woman was not injured, and the suspect fled without taking anything. Still, he could be charged with second-degree burglary, the news release said.