UPDATE: The suspicious package at a Walmart in Garden City was determined to contain narcotics base, according to police.
The Pee Dee Regional Hazmat Team and Horry County police bomb squad identified the package and are working to clear the scene.
There is no risk to public safety, HCPD reported. “Thanks to all of our partner agencies who assisted!” the department posted.
Mikayla Moskov, with HCPD, said Thursday no arrests have been made and their investigation is now complete.
GARDEN CITY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County Police Department is responding to a report of a suspicious package at the Walmart on the Garden City Connector Wednesday afternoon.
Mikayla Moskov with HCPD tells News13 that it’s unclear whether the item is inside or outside of the store.
Police say traffic in the area may be affected and officers are asking community members to use alternate routes until further notice.
Few other details have been released.
News13 has a crew on the way to the scene. Count on us for updates.
- Police: Florida firefighter assaults woman after argument over politics, points gun at officer
- Man arrested in NC courthouse shooting faces more than 166 years in prison
- Sunny and cooler afternoon
- Company to make $3.5M investment in Conway, create 41 new jobs
- South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper injured in North Myrtle Beach crash