Simpsonville Police said an inmate attempted to escape on Wednesday but was quickly apprehended.
Captain Kevin Threlkeld said the inmate was being transported between the detention center and court when he tried to escape.
Threlkeld said the inmate was apprehended in a field.
A patrol car was damaged in the incident but no one was injured, Threlkeld said.
The inmate's name has not been released at this time.
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