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All clear given after 'Suspicious Package' call near Lowcountry church

Deputies respond to report of suspicious package at Awendaw church (WCIV)

UPDATE: The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says the 'suspicious package' was actually just an empty suitcase.

Deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office were called about a possible suspicious package at a church in Awendaw early Thursday morning.

The call came from Union AME Church on Highway 17 just south of Steed Creek Road, a supervisor with Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch confirmed.

Fire and Charleston County EMS crews also responded to the scene.

The scene was cleared by 5:00 a.m.


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