Authorities investigating bomb threat at Berkeley County Courthouse

Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies have blocked off Broughton Road in Moncks Corner after someone called in a bomb threat at the Berkeley County courthouse. Photo by Natalie Caula.

MONCKS CORNER - Everything is back to normal at the Berkeley County Courthouse follwing a bomb threat this morning. Authorities cleared the courthouse before 9 a.m. after a man called and told dispatchers that a bomb would detonate if someone opened the front door, according to sheriff's Capt. Anthony Phyall.

All judges and staff were cleared from the building, Phyall said.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office searched the building and gave the "all clear."