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One in custody after Highway 707 bomb scare

Police on scene of Highway 707

Horry County Police bomb squad respond top an area after fire crews found "unusual" items.
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Horry County Police bomb squad respond top an area after fire crews found "unusual" items.

Horry County Police bomb crews responded to an area off Highway 707 Thursday afternoon after first responders found "unusual' items" items while responding to a call.

Capt. John Harrelson said Horry County Fire Rescue crews were responding to a medical call when they found the items in a package. He declined to identify the items.

Harrelson said nothing dangerous to the public was located, but that one person was taken into custody in relation to the incident.

There is no threat to people in the surrounding areas, he said, and added that there were no threats in connection to the incident.

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Horry County Police bomb squad units are on scene at a residence of Highway 707. Christian Boschult cboschult@thesunnews.com

Christian Boschult, 843-626-0218, @TSN_Christian

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