Bomb squad responds to report of ordnance found in N. Charleston

Published: Jul. 15, 2022 at 5:29 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 9:19 AM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office’s bomb squad responded late Thursday to investigate a reported discovery of some type of explosive.

An incident report states a dog dug up what appeared to be unexploded ordnance at a home on Remount Road. North Charleston Police responded to the scene at approximately 9:34 p.m. to secure the area.

The bomb squad was called in to assist North Charleston Police, sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Knapp said.

Police set up a 300-foot perimeter and began moving neighbors away from the area, the report states.

A portion of Remount Road was closed as well.

Representatives from the U.S. Air Force arrived to remove the ordnance, the report states. The report does not specify what type of explosive was found.

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