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Suspicious device in Irmo neighborhood stops traffic

Irmo police were called in to check on a "device" found near the entrance to one of the subdivisions.
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IRMO, S.C. — The discovery of a device found in an Irmo neighborhood stopped traffic for about an hour. 

Irmo Police Major Dale said that a call was taken about something near the entrance of Hidden Oaks neighborhood, inside the Friarsgate neighborhood. 

When police arrived, they called in a bomb technician to look at the "device".

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Technicians deemed  the device safe enough to remove and will be disposed of later, according to police. 

The neighborhood's entrance was blocked for approximately a hour. 

Police still continue to investigate.