Bomb squad removes ‘small explosive device’ found in Goose Creek

Published: May. 20, 2023 at 7:55 PM EDT|Updated: May. 21, 2023 at 1:52 PM EDT
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GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCSC) - Goose Creek Police say a bomb was removed after it was found on Westview Boulevard just off St James.

Police Chief LJ Roscoe says officers responded around 7 p.m. Saturday after locating a “small explosive device”.

A person has since been detained after the device was found on them, according to Roscoe.

Police have not yet released the identity of the person or the charges they may face.

Roscoe says The Charleston Bomb Squad has removed the device from the area and has not been detonated.

She says the area has been cleared.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.