BREAKING: Manhunt underway for fugitive in Columbia County

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Deputies say the fugitive may have left the county.

Officials haven't released photos of the man, but say he has a warrant out for burglary and theft.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol have begun a manhunt for a fugitive that bailed from a car in the area of State Road 47 and Wester Road near the Southwoods Subdivision.

The suspect is a black male and is believed to be in the woods nearby.

If you have any information on the individual's whereabouts, call 911 immediately.

This is a developing story and we will have more information as it becomes available.