Lexington County sheriff’s deputies catch man who escaped from detention center

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Update: A man who escaped from the Lexington County Detention Center Friday morning has been captured.

Sheriff’s deputies say Charles Bradford Deese was found around 2:23 p.m. hiding in the woods between Barr Road and Belo Road, according to a tweet from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

The sheriff’s department said Deese was spotted after the public was alerted about his escape earlier Friday morning, when he reportedly climbed over an outer fence at the detention center on Gibson Road in Lexington.

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A Lexington County Detention Center detainee escaped Friday morning, the sheriff’s department reported.

Charles Bradford Deese, 48, escaped the detention center at about 9:45 a.m, the department said. He was last seen going over an outer fence. He was wearing tan pants and a blue denim jacket, according to the department. Lexington County deputies with search dogs are looking for Deese in a large perimeter.

Police in Lexington County are searching for escaped detention center detainee Charles Deese.
Police in Lexington County are searching for escaped detention center detainee Charles Deese.

The department is asking people to call 911 if Deese is seen.

Deese is a white man with brown hair, about 6’02” and 220 lbs, the department reported.

Deese was being held on charges including domestic violence, methamphetamine distribution, forgery and failure to stop for police.

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