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Waco Walmart evacuated after bomb threat

A reported bomb threat evacuated a Walmart Sunday on Franklin.
A reported bomb threat evacuated a Walmart Sunday on Franklin.(Justin Jackson)
Published: Jul. 11, 2021 at 4:20 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Walmart located at 4320 Franklin in Waco has been reopened after it was momentarily evacuated as the result of a bomb threat Sunday afternoon.

Waco Police and the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office evacuated the store shortly after 2:30 p.m.

The threat prompted other local businesses nearby to close while police investigated the threat at the Walmart.

The McLennan County Sheriff’s Department did a walk-through of the store with a K9 to clear the building of any suspicious devices.

The store was reopened shortly before 4 p.m. after it was determined no explosive device was left inside.

A reported bomb threat evacuated a Walmart Sunday on Franklin.
A reported bomb threat evacuated a Walmart Sunday on Franklin.(Justin Jackson)

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