Escaped SC inmate returned to jail by parents

Yancey Wilson was being held on robbery charges, was seen wearing only boxer shorts outside the facility

By C1 Staff

KERSHAW COUNTY — The parents of an escaped Kershaw County Detention Center inmate returned him to authorities.

CountOn2 reports that Yancey Wilson, 22, was being held at the facility for allegedly robbing a bank on June 23.

Yancey Wilson. (Photo Kershaw County Detention Center)
Yancey Wilson. (Photo Kershaw County Detention Center)

A jumpsuit was found outside the facility’s secured area and, after a headcount, officers concluded that it was Wilson who was missing.

Wilson was later seen by a civilian wearing only boxer shorts as he attempted to wave down a vehicle.

Several law enforcement agencies banded together to find Wilson, and he was eventually returned to deputies by his parents.

Wilson was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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