Aiken County Sheriff catches man wanted for armed robbery

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office's blood hound tracking caught a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

Shawn West was arrested for outstanding warrants.

The team was looking in the area around Hidden Springs Drive.

Aiken County Dispatch says they received a called this morning about two suspicious people walking down the road.

When deputies showed up, they said the two people took off.

During the investigation, deputies learned West had warrants out for armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a firearm during a crime.

The female who was with him was also taken into custody, but did not have any warrants out for her arrest.


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