Deputies were looking for three men who tried to break into a house on Tema Road near Hartsville Thursday afternoon.
According to Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd, a neighbor saw the burglars and confronted them.
They all jumped on an ATV, Byrd says, but it wouldn't start.
The men then ran into the woods.
Deputies searched Tema Road where it intersects with Highpoint Road.
The department's bloodhound team canvass ed a wooded area surrounding the community.
The search was called off by 8 p.m. Thursday.
Deputies are still investigating and trying to identify the suspects. If you have any information, call the Darlington County Sheriff's Office at (843) 398-4501.