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Mt. Pleasant Police: Standoff in Charleston National ended peacefully

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (AP/WCSC) -

Mount Pleasant Police say the standoff near the Charleston National Golf Club Sunday off of Highway 17 North in Mount Pleasant has ended peacefully.

A representative for the department made the announcement on Twitter at 7:35 p.m.  

They were called to the scene at 11:57 a.m. Police say what started out as a welfare check turned into a situation where a person was barricaded inside their home.

Police said earlier that they believed the suspect was armed. 

At 4 p.m., a mobile crisis unit was on scene speaking with the subject.

At 7 p.m., a Charleston Police Department explosive device truck arrived on scene.  

Check back for details. More information will be posted as it becomes available to our newsroom.

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