Avondale Kohl's evacuated after shoplifting incident, bomb squad also on scene

Posted at 3:48 PM, Mar 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-22 23:31:30-04

The Kohl's store near Dysart and McDowell roads in Avondale has been evacuated after a shoplifter was arrested, according to police.

The Avondale Police Department says the shoplifter dropped what they believe to be fireworks while they were leaving the store. Police say the items look suspicious, so the Glendale Police Department bomb squad is also responding to the scene to investigate.

So far no injuries have been reported and the suspect has not been identified.


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