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Suspect in custody after Lugoff carjacking

Kershaw County deputies are searching for William Taylor Jr. who they say is a suspect in a violent carjacking in Lugoff.
Credit: Kershaw County Sheriff's Office

LUGOFF, S.C. — A suspect accused of stealing a truck from a McDonald's in Lugoff on Tuesday is in custody.

According to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, SLED & RCSD’s Fugitive Apprehension Teams arrested William Taylor, Jr., 38, in connection to the carjacking at a Lugoff McDonald's. 

Taylor will be booked in for carjacking, kidnapping, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Credit: Kershaw County Sheriff's Office

Taylor is accused of using a handgun to steal a 1995 Chevrolet truck at McDonald's. 

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Deputies say the victim's truck was recovered in Eastover and will be released back to them soon.

According to the department, Taylor has an extensive criminal background and should be considered armed and dangerous.