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.