Suspicious bag closes Two Notch Road - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Two Notch Road suspicious bag contained various items, deemed no threat

(Source: Columbia Police Department) (Source: Columbia Police Department)
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A suspicious bag that garnered the attention of fire and police crews and closed a major Columbia road turned out to be harmless, according to the Columbia Police Department.

Traffic on Two Notch Road near Providence Hospital was detoured for approximately an hour while emergency crews investigated the bag.

A robot was used to investigate the contents. The purse contained smashed beer cans, crackers, women's clothing, panty hose, empty styrofoam bowls and other various items.

Traffic on Two Notch Road was closed from Taylor Street to Read street during the investigation.

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