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Man wanted in York, Gaston counties has been arrested, York County Sheriff says

The York County Sheriff’s Office have taken a Clover man into custody after announcing they were searching for a man who ran from officers.

Darrin Scott Abernathy is wanted in York County and Gaston County, according a Friday sheriff’s office statement

The sheriff’s office tweeted Friday at 2:21 p.m. that Abernathy had been taken into custody.

The sheriff’s office had told the public earlier that Abernathy was last seen running from his residence on Windbluff Court in Clover.

He has several tattoos, including a Bart Simpson cartoon, “Abernathy” across his back, and “Charlene” on his left arm, according to the sheriff’s office.

Abernathy is wanted in York County for a probate bench warrant and use of a vehicle without owners consent, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office reports Abernathy also is wanted on multiple active warrants in Gaston County, N.C.

In a May 29 WBTV article, the news station reported Abernathy was charged in Gastonia with assault with a deadly weapon on a medical person.

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Hannah Smoot reports on money and power for The Herald, covering York, Lancaster and Chester counties. She has been a reporter at The Herald since June 2017. Contact Hannah at 803-329-4068, hgsmoot@heraldonline.com or follow her on Twitter @hgsmoot.

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