The all-clear has been given at a Walmart in Peoria after a bomb threat was called into the store Sunday afternoon.
According to Peoria police, around 2 p.m a person called the Walmart at Lake Pleasant Parkway and Deer Valley Road stating that there was a bomb placed into a trash can at the store.
The store was evacuated as officers and bomb squads investigated. Glendale police were on scene to assist the bomb squad.
. @PeoriaAzPS on scene of bomb threat that was called into the Walmart on Lake Pleasant Parkway & W Deer Valley Rd. officers are checking the area and it has not been deemed safe yet, please avoid the area. #peoriaaz #peoriapoliceaz pic.twitter.com/awrwd6BPrS
— Peoria Police (AZ) (@PeoriaAzPS) August 19, 2018
Shortly after 4 p.m, Peoria police said nothing suspicious was found and the area was deemed safe. Additional information regarding the incident was not available.