Man Escapes Custody At Magistrate's Office

A manhunt is underway for a man who escaped custody Tuesday afternoon. Washington Police tell us Wednesday that he is still on the run.

The Beaufort County Magistrate's Office says Kenneth Deloach was making bond on a drug charge and was about to be released when officers tried to serve a probation violation against him. Authorities say when the officer went to take him in Deloach took off.

It happened around 1:50 p.m. in the basement of the courthouse.

Both Beaufort County deputies and Washington police officers are now looking for Deloach.

Stay with WITN News and witn.com for more on this developing story.


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