- Associated Press - Saturday, December 24, 2016

IRMO, S.C. (AP) - Officials say a prank between family members caused the evacuation of a church in Irmo.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Curtis Wilson tells the State (https://bit.ly/2hjurBk) that Gateway Baptist Church was evacuated on Christmas Eve. He says deputies and firefighters responded to the scene after a call about a possible bomb threat.

Wilson says no one was in danger at any time. He says one person was detained but no one has been charged in the incident.


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