Suspect in custody after carjacking in Simpsonville

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Corey White (Image: Vinelink)

SIMPSONVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Police say one person is in custody after a carjacking outside a Home Depot store in Simpsonville.

The Simpsonville Police Department said the carjacking happened Monday at the store on Fairview Road.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Corey Lee White.

Police say White stole the victim’s car at gunpoint and left the scene.

Police later spotted the victim’s vehicle and chased the suspect for a short time before he was taken into custody.

White is booked in the Greenville County Detention Center on charges of carjacking, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and shoplifting, according to jail records.

The victim suffered minor injuries during the carjacking, police said.

White is expected to appear for a bond hearing Tuesday night in Simpsonville between 7 and 9 p.m.

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