On Oct. 31 the Hanahan Police Department sent out a warning to about a heavy police presence in the area around the BP station at 1256 Yemans Road.
The police department said in a tweet that the public should avoid the area. Police also said that if you are within a mile radius to move away from windows and shelter in place.
Later in the afternoon police had given the all clear and reopened the area around the BP station. The item, a backpack near the gas pumps, was deemed safe.