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Nothing suspicious found at Peoria Walmart after bomb threat called in, police say

Posted at 2:55 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-20 01:35:49-04

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. 

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.