Police capture suspect that sparked search in Myrtle Beach neighborhood

Police capture suspect that sparked search in Myrtle Beach neighborhood
(Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police have a suspect in custody after a search through a neighborhood.

Officers were called Tuesday night to the 7600 block of Driftwood Drive, which is in between 76th Avenue North and 79th Avenue North, for a report of a person threatening a family member with a weapon.

Myrtle Beach police Cpl. Tom Vest said that before officers arrived on the scene, the person ran away.

Officers set up a perimeter and used K-9 teams to search the area.

The person was soon taken into custody, but officers will remain on the scene as they investigate.

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