Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Disturbance at Hartwell Village
(Walhalla, SC)--------------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an investigation in regards to a disturbance that was reported to dispatch during the lunch hour today at Hartwell Village near Clemson.
The E-911/Communications Center received a call around 12:20pm today in regards to a white male who walked into a business at Hartwell Village and who was bleeding. The subject ran out of the store, acting erratically in the parking lot, and then ran into two additional businesses.
Deputies from the Uniform Patrol Bureau, who were dispatched to the scene, placed the subject in investigative detention inside of a business for the safety of shoppers, employees, the deputies and the subject as well while a formal investigation began.
Deputies also received word that the subject may have jumped through a window of a nearby business and ran on foot from that location.
The subject is being transported to the hospital for treatment and evaluation. At this time, deputies have not discovered any evidence to indicate that the subject was armed with a weapon.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation and the investigation is in the early stages.