HARTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — Coker University was placed under a shelter-in-place order Tuesday while authorities investigated a suspicious package near the school’s campus, a spokesperson said.

The incident began at about 9:30 a.m. after the package was found near the entrance at 4th Street and College Avenue, according to Katherine Davis, the associate vice president of strategic communications.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrived at about 10:45 p.m. and determined that the package posed no risk, the city said. The lockdown ended at 11:11 a.m., officials said.

No additional information was immediately available.

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