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Deputies: Suspect in custody after foot pursuit in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said a suspect is in custody following a foot pursuit in Greenville County Thursday evening.

They said the incident started around 5:42 p.m.

According to the sheriff's office, the suspect had warrants for his arrest out of Spartanburg and Pickens Counties. 

Deputies identified the suspect as 28-year-old James Donny Bridges. He has previously fled from Greenville County deputies, the sheriff's office said. 

A brief pursuit ensued, Bridges fled from deputies again, and then was tracked by K-9s, deputies said. 

A viewer contacted FOX Carolina and said an email was sent out from North Greenville University to students, faculty and staff, stating the following:

Greenville County Sheriff's Office is in pursuit on foot, with K-9s of a suspect on Camp Creek Road. We advise all students to stay on campus until further notice. If driving near this area or areas surrounding the University please do not stop for anyone. If you see anyone or anything suspicious call Campus Security. We will send updates as the situation warrants or more details become available!

Bridges remains in custody at the Greenville County Detention Center. 

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