Police ask public to avoid Walmart in Garden City due to suspicious package

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FILE – This Thursday, June 1, 2017, file photo, shows a Walmart sign at a store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart is buying delivery company Parcel to help get groceries, other goods to customers in New York City faster. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

GARDEN CITY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County Police Department is responding to a report of a suspicious package at the Walmart on the Garden City Connector Wednesday afternoon.

Mikayla Moskov with HCPD tells News13 that it’s unclear whether the item is inside or outside of the store.

Police say traffic in the area may be affected and officers are asking community members to use alternate routes until further notice.

Few other details have been released.

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