The Horry County Police Department responded to a home Friday after a person found a pipe bomb, authorities said.
Police responded around 5 p.m. to the residence on Waccamaw River Road in The Lakes subdivision, Lt. Thomas DelPercio said. The home is located near Holmestown Road.
He said the individual who notified authorities legally possessed several containers, and that one of them contained the device.
DelPercio said the public is safe, and the person who reported the item to police is not suspected of committing any crime.