MCSO investigates bomb threat at Fountain Hills Target store

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ - Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies found nothing suspicious after investigating a bomb threat at a Target store in Fountain Hills Friday morning.

MCSO Sgt. Brandon Jones said a male caller phoned the store around 8:40 a.m. saying there was a bomb in the store on Shea Boulevard near Saguaro Boulevard.

Target employees evacuated the store and called the sheriff's department.

Bomb dogs were brought in to search the store and Jones said nothing suspicious was found.

Jones said deputies also searched outside the building and that the investigation continues.

The store reopened just before 11 a.m.

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