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Suspicious package found to be harmless in North Charleston

North Charleston police respond to a suspicious package Sunday. Source: Jonathan Boles / Live 5 viewer North Charleston police respond to a suspicious package Sunday. Source: Jonathan Boles / Live 5 viewer

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The North Charleston Police Department was called for a suspicious package found in a ditch Sunday afternoon on Mazyck Road in North Charleston.

Fire officials say the package was found to be harmless and everyone evacuated was able to return to the local businesses in that area.

According to police, the I-Hop, Best Western, Motel 6 and a portion of In-Town Suites were all evacuated for the safety of everyone in these businesses.

The North Charleston Fire Department, Charleston County EMS and Charleston County Bomb Squad assisted in this incident.

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