Suspicious package at Sumter Lowe’s safe, police said

Police said the package is safe.
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Published: May. 17, 2023 at 12:16 PM EDT

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department announced the scene of a Lowe’s on Broad Street is clear.

The public was asked to avoid the area after police reported they were investigating a suspicious package.

Police said the package is safe.


The Sumter Police Department is investigating a suspicious package at a Lowe’s on Broad Street.

Authorities say out of an “abundance of caution” the parking lot to the Lowe’s and adjacent businesses are temporarily closed.

The public is asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story, WIS will have more information as it becomes available.

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