Domestic assault suspect arrested after search

Joshua Joseph Rampp (Source: Lexington County Detention Center)
Joshua Joseph Rampp (Source: Lexington County Detention Center)

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - Lexington County deputies have arrested a man who sparked a manhunt Monday night near Topaz Court and Platt Springs Road.

Deputies say 31-year-old Joshua Joseph Rampp was involved in domestic assault that occurred around 3:30 pm Monday. A manhunt for Rampp was launched in the woods near the search area.

Rampp was arrested and taken into custody without incident around 9:00 p.m. at the corner of Topaz Court and Cross Road.

K-9 units and a helicopter helped in the search.

Right now it's not believed that anyone was seriously hurt in the incident. Deputies said that suspect was also wanted by South Congaree Police for possession of a dangerous drug.

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