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Denyse Clark
Lancaster County Sheriff's Office had deputies waiting behind Lancaster Convalescent Center looking for an escaped convict around 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29.
Escapee still on the run

As of 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, the inmate who escaped from the Lancaster County Detention Center is still at large

Deputies are seeking Deqwon Mykel Blackmon, 23, of 5908 Henderson Road, after he ran away from the detention center about 4 p.m. Friday.

According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release, earlier in the day, Blackmon was charged with attempted murder for his involvement in an Aug. 23 shooting incident on S.C. 9 Bypass.