Smoke grenade causes disturbance on North Bridge

A smoke grenade on the North Bridge shut down two lanes of traffic Monday morning.

The smoke grenade was reported about 8 a.m. on the sidewalk near Northbridge Park headed toward North Charleston from West Ashley, Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said.

Two lanes of Sam Rittenberg Boulevard headed toward North Charleston were closed briefly while police removed the smoke grenade, he said.

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