Letter with ‘unknown substance’ at Conway Social Security Office deemed not a threat

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Conway Police are at the Social Security Administration office Friday morning after officials found an envelope with an unknown substance inside.

Lt. Selena Small with Conway Police announced later in the afternoon that the substance was determined not to be a credible threat.

Small says officers responded to the building, located at 1316 Third Avenue, Friday morning after employees with the Social Security Office contacted police. Officers have requested assistance form the FBI and Hazmat to evaluate the situation.

Friday afternoon, customers were not allowed into the Social Security Office, and there is no estimated time as to when the building will reopen. Around 2 p.m., officials said the scene would be cleared shortly.