COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - UPDATE 12:23 a.m.
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.