Bizarre contents in "suspicious package" at downtown hold-up hoax

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -  A chaotic day in downtown Charleston ended up as nothing more than a hoax. In exclusive video captured at the corner of Market and Meeting Street, authorities filed the contents of a "suspicious package" into evidence bags after a bomb robot deemed them harmless.

Inside the what police considered a suspicious package, Police discovered a red hat, petroleum jelly and a flask among other items.

Adding another bizarre twist to a story that gripped the heart of downtown Charleston for more than three hours Wednesday afternoon.

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