Bomb squad aids in North Augusta case

The Richmond County sheriff’s bomb squad assisted in an ATF investigation in North Augusta this morning.

According to a Richmond County news release, the ATF was involved in an unspecified “police action” between 3-4 a.m. in the parking lot of Waffle House on Martintown Road.

ATF agents notified the bomb squad and Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in regards to a suspicious vehicle.

The bomb squad rendered the vehicle and surrounding area safe, concluding their involvement in the case.

Further details are limited.