All clear given after 'Suspicious Package' call near Lowcountry church
AWENDAW, S.C. (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.