‘All clear’ after police investigate suspicious package on Marion Square

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) Charleston Police say all is clear, after they received reports of a suspicious package on Marion Square.

Police discovered that a man left his bag unattended, which some considered suspicious.

Just after 11:30 a.m., police asked people to clear the park while they investigated.

We have a News 2 crew on the scene.

The NAACP and NAN held a press conference at Marion Square, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Elder Johnson with NAN says there have been reports of the KKK and the new Black Panthers planning to bring violence.

Charleston police say they had heightened security at the conference.

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