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      Detention officials searching for possible escaped inmate

      Police and deputies look for possible escaped inmate.

      Update: All inmates are accounted for. False alarm. 3pm 2/2/12. Read updated story here: http://www.carolinalive.com/news/story.aspx?id=715000

      The director of J. Reuben Long Detention Center, Tom Fox, says they are investigating a report of an inmate spotting.

      Deputies say someone at the home health care business near the detention center saw a person walking out in the woods with an orange shirt.

      The detention center went on lock down while guards did a head count of inmates. Everyone was accounted for.

      The area is located behind the minimum security building near the detention center on Highway 701.

      Things will return as normal.

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