A man is behind bars after attempting to burglarize a Riverton shop, then running from authorities.
Just after 7 A.M. this morning The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspected burglary in the area of Route 66 and Southeast 60th Street.
A Riverton resident said he found a man in his shop.
The property owner fired a round into the ground to scare him off, and the suspect then ran into a wooded area.
Authorities searched the area and found the suspect just before 8:30.
The man, who is currently unidentified, is now in custody.
No one was injured in the incident.