Briefcase that caused bomb scare at Walmart wasn't dangerous

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Columbia police say a briefcase left unattended at the Walmart on Garners Ferry Road sparked a bomb scare Tuesday afternoon, but was later found not to be dangerous.  Crews from both the Columbia Police and the fire departments responded.

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins said the briefcase was found outside an entrance near the food area. The Walmart was not evacuated.

Columbia police, firefighters and a bomb technician were at the scene until the briefcase was found not to be dangerous.

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