Bomb squad detonates suspicious suitcase found in West Ashley
WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's Office bomb squad detonated a suspicious suitcase found in a ditch in West Ashley Tuesday afternoon.
At 4:15 p.m., authorities responded to 1740 Pierpont Ave. in reference to a suspicious item.
The item was located in a drainage ditch near the roadway which was temporarily blocked as authorities investigated the scene.
A bomb squad robot was then brought to the scene and detonated the suitcase.
The sheriff's office says the item was determined to be safe.
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