He fled into the woods, and personnel with the Sheriff’s Office, K-9 tracking team, police department, State Law Enforcement Division and police helicopter were called to the area to aid in the manhunt.
Blackmon is still on the loose Friday night. He was unarmed at the time of his escape but should be considered dangerous.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding Blackmon’s whereabouts to call the Sheriff’s Office at 803-283-3388 or contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-274-6372 or email or text an anonymous tip to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com.
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