1 in custody, 1 on loose after carjacking in Oconee Co.

Scene where carjacking vehicle was found in Clemson (Photo: WSPA)

WESTMINSTER, SC (WSPA) – One person is in custody and another on the run after a carjacking Tuesday near Westminster.

Oconee County deputies say a carjacking suspect armed with a handgun took the victim’s black Ford Mustang and purse at the corner of Hobson Street and Cornelia Avenue.

Deputies say there was a minor accident before the carjacking.

Scene where carjacking vehicle was found in Clemson (Photo: WSPA)
Scene where carjacking vehicle was found in Clemson (Photo: WSPA)

The Mustang was later found in Clemson near Highway 93 at Highway 76. Clemson police searched for two suspects who ran from the officers.

One man was taken into custody, while another is still on the run. Officers say the man is in his mid 20s and has short, dark hair. He may be wearing a blue coat and tan pants.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 864-638-4111.

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