Business owner holds suspect at gunpoint, search in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies say a business owner held a suspect at gunpoint after seeing three people break into a storage unit.

A call came in at about 11:59 a.m. Thursday.

The Anderson Co. Sheriff’s office says the owner of Caribbean Storage on Highway 24 says he saw three people breaking into a unit and then followed them in a car.

When he caught up to the man and two women, he held one of the women at gunpoint.

The other two people ran.

Deputies searched the area and one woman was bitten and taken down by a K9.

That woman has been identified as 23-year-old Katherine Kaitlyn-Nicole Duffell.

The other woman has been identified as 27-year-old Marina Brittany Wood.

Charges are pending for both women.

The male suspect is still on the run.

Highway 24 was blocked for a period of time, but has reopened.

Deputies say the suspect is not a threat to the public.

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