Authorities responded to a call of a suspicious device at a local bank on Tuesday. It happened at the BB&T Bank on W. Main Street in Beulaville.
Beulaville Police say bank employees called after a man entered the bank and set down what looked like a small, soft cooler a few feet from the door. We're told the man made a deposit, walked out, and left the bag behind.
When police arrived, they evacuated the bank and the Hardee's restaurant located next door. The SBI was called in from Raleigh to assist.
While the bag was made to look suspicious, police say it was not an explosive. They have not released what was inside, only saying it was not dangerous.
Police will not release a description of the man until they get a look at the surveillance video. The investigation is ongoing.
Authorities have responded to a call of a suspicious device at a local bank.
It happened at the BB&T Bank on W. Main Street in Beulaville Tuesday.
Beulaville Police evacuated the bank and the Hardee's restaurant located next door.
As of 7 p.m., police told WITN that the scene is clear and everything is safe.
The BB&T Bank is still cordoned off with crime scene tape, but main roads are back open to traffic at this time.
Stay with WITN.com for updates on this developing story.