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Deputies: 3 arrested after nightlong manhunt

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NEWBERRY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said three men were arrested in connection with a Greenville County carjacking and overnight manhunt.

Newberry County deputies said the men ran into the woods along Interstate 26 near mile marker 73 Saturday night after an alleged carjacking in Greenville County.

Deputies said a trooper saw a disabled vehicle along the interstate and turned around to go help when the three men ran into the woods.

A short time later, a Newberry County deputy spotted them on Mt. Bethel Garmany Road and was able to run one down man while the other two fled, leading to the all-night search, deputies said. State Law Enforcement Division bloodhounds and a helicopter were used to search for the men.

Deputies said they found the other two near the Fox Run Community about 7 a.m. after a resident spotted them. They say two of the suspects turned themselves in. 

"In the end they were wet and cold," said Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster. "They had got into thick underbrush and buried themselves and stayed still. Eventually they were cold and damp and chose to give themselves up."

Three men are in custody. Deputies have not yet released their names or charges.

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