Horry County Police aids solicitor’s office in Hwy 501 investigation

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County Police Department and Horry County Fire and Rescue are involved in an investigation off of Highway 501 Wednesday afternoon.

According to a press release from the office of Solicitor Jimmy Richardson, Horry County officials were asked to help the solicitor’s office in an investigation off Highway 501 near Waccamaw Pottery Wednesday.

The release states that investigators were on scene from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on a secondary road and caused no traffic disruptions. Officials have not specified how the investigation originated or what officials were searching for near the water.

News13’s Meghan Miller is at the location and reports crime scene investigators are on scene and officials could be seen in the water. As more details are released from officials, News13 will deliver that information.

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