Police: Horry County carjacking suspect identified, charged

Police: Horry County carjacking suspect identified, charged
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – One person is in custody as authorities investigate a carjacking that took place Thursday.

According to information from the Horry County Police Department, the carjacking took place around 2:46 p.m. near the U.S. 17 Bypass and Sheffield Parkway.

Authorities said a related car crash did occur in the area prior to the incident, and no injuries were reported in the wreck.

HCPD said the suspect, later identified as 22-year-old Joseph Thompson Marshall, of Surfside Beach, was located and then taken into custody at around 8 p.m.

Online records show Marshall is charged with carjacking and grand larceny.

He’s being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center as of Thursday night.

No other details were immediately available.

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