MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) Horry and Georgetown County Police are still searching for a suspect who fled Waccamaw Community Hospital Friday evening as officers arrived to serve a warrant for his arrest.
27-year-old Kendrick Walter Dorell Green of the Myrtle Beach area, is wanted for attempted murder.
Georgetown County Sheriff's deputies attempted to arrest Green at Waccamaw Community Hospital, where he was for his significant other's child birth.
Green then fled on foot into the woods behind the hospital, and authorities established a perimeter around the search area, from Wachesaw East to Journeys End Road to Highway 707.
The GCSO Bloodhound Tracking Team responded to the search area, and bloodhounds led investigators to Pond Road, where Green may have caught a ride to flee the scene.
Green is described as a black male, 6'02" and 160 lbs.
Police encourage residents to stay indoors and keep doors and windows locked. If anyone sees anything suspicious in the search area, you are asked to call 911, as there are additional officers patrolling that area.
Anonymous tips can also be sent by using Text-A-Tip. Just text the word "GCSOTIP" to 274637 followed by your message from any text enabled cell phone. This service is for crime tips ONLY not for the reports of crimes in progress. For crimes in progress call 911.
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