Montgomery County Walmart Evacuated After Bomb Threat

9:59 PM, Jan 16, 2014   |    comments
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BISCOE, N.C. -- A Walmart and surrounding stores were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat according to Montgomery County EMS.

Corey Roberts, Montgomery County EMS Director, tells WFMY News 2 the 911 Center received an anonymous call before 7 p.m. saying there was a bomb in Walmart that was going to explode at 8 p.m.

Roberts said Walmart, McDonalds, Advance Auto Parts, and other shops in the Montgomery Crossings area were evacuated as a result.

As of 11:10 p.m., no bombs or any kind of explosive devices have been found.

The Sheriff's Office searched the store by hand and brought in three dogs to help their search according to Roberts.

The Sheriff's Office says the Walmart hopes to reopen at midnight.

The 911 Center says they have not been able to identify the caller or the location where the caller made the threats from at this time. 

Montgomery County EMS, WFMY News 2

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