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Man arrested for burglary, assault on elderly female
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A 23 year old Elgin man is behind bars accused of breaking into a home, assaulting an elderly woman who lived there and leading a deputy on a chase Sunday morning. Andrew Thomas Haynes was arrested and charged with failure to stop for a blue light, child endangerment, burglary and assault, according to a press release from Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews. At about 9 a.m. on August 14, a KCSO deputy was dispatched to a residence on Smyrna Road in Elgin, following the report of a burglary to that residence and assault on the homeowner.