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LPD: ‘Suspicious package’ causes evacuation of downtown Laurens

UPDATE: Arrest made; package marked ‘explosives’ Laurens Police discovered what it termed “a suspicious package” while conducting an investigation at 101 Silver Street off the Historic Square in Laurens just before 5 p.m. Friday. Saturday morning, the LPD announced that a man living at the residence on Silver Street – an apartment above Roma Restaurant…

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SCHP looking for suspect in hit and run

Investigators from the South Carolina Highway Patrol are seeking a suspect in a hit-and-run incident that occurred just after midnight Tuesday morning. According to a release from the SCHP and the Laurens Police Department, the incident occurred on Knighton Chapel Road near Allen Bridge Road and involved three pedestrians, one of whom suffered serious injuries.…

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