Authorities: Nothing hazardous found inside suspicious briefcase

KNIGHTSVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office say nothing hazardous was found in a suspicious briefcase which was located outside of a Publix in Knightsville Friday morning.

Dorchester County deputies say the incident was reported around 10:20 a.m. after a manger at the Publix on Central Avenue spotted a brown briefcase inside a shopping cart outside the grocery story.

The Charleston County Bomb Squad responded to the scene to inspect the briefcase.

Deputies say a perimeter had been set up around the grocery store and all stores in the shopping center were evacuated. 

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