Florence Co. deputies charge teen with kidnapping, burglary

Source: Florence Co. Detention Center

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – A third person is in custody in connection to a reported kidnapping and burglary last month, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Maj. Mike Nunn, spokesman for the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, says Franklin Mikkel Wilson, 17, of Effingham, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree burglary and kidnapping.

Nunn told News13 deputies responded to the reported home invasion on Kristen Lane in Effingham on December 18 at aproximately 12:03 p.m. The victim told deputies three susepcts came into the home and would not allow the homeowner to leave.

While the victim was not seriously injured, the suspects did steal items from the home, Nunn added.

Florence County deputies were able to locate two other suspects in connection, according to officials. Nunn told News13 the investigation is ongoing and addtitional arrests or charges are possible.

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