Charleston PD called to suspicious package; white powder found in envelope

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston police officers were called to 102 Broad Street just before lunchtime Tuesday for a ‘suspicious package’ call.

Broad Street between King and Meeting Streets were closed to traffic for several hours as fire, police, bomb squad and hazmat crews responded to the scene.

Charles Francis, the public information officer for the Charleston Police Department later said a small amount of white powder was found inside a letter.

That powder was determined to be non-hazardous.

Broad Street and the surrounding area was reopened to traffic around 3:00 p.m.

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