Bomb squad called to Wrightsboro Road; scene 'rendered safe'

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad has rendered a scene "safe" after a bomb scare.

Deputies responded to the McDonald's on the 4300 block of Wrightsboro Road around 9 p.m. Thursday in reference to a suspicious package, Sgt. Monica Belser said.

Deputies were pointed towards a suitcase located beside a trash can.

No word on what method was used to render the scene "safe."

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