Norman Drive Walmart reopens after bomb threat

| July 19, 2016

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VALDOSTA – For the third time in two days, a Valdosta Walmart has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.

At approximately 12:55 pm, the Valdosta Police Department was dispatched to the Walmart located at 340 Norman Drive in reference to a bomb threat.

The store was evacuated, and the Valdosta Police Explosive Detective K-9 and Moody Explosive Ordinance Disposal Dogs conducted a sweep of the store. A detective arrived and took over the investigation into this threat, as well as two threats made to another Valdosta Walmart store yesterday.

At approximately 3:10 p.m., all employees and customers were allowed back inside the store after it was deemed safe.

The event is the third bomb threat at a Valdosta Walmart in two days. Walmart in the 3200 block of Inner Perimeter Road was evacuated twice after a two bombs threats Monday afternoon.

VPD said that no devices were found at the store but were still investigating the threat.

“At this point, a detective has been assigned to all three cases and currently is following up on information received from both Wal-Mart facilities,” said VPD Chief Brian Childress

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3 Comments on "Norman Drive Walmart reopens after bomb threat"

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  1. jim says:

    I went to wall marts for mamas Cigrets and they was closed cause of a bomb. I had to go to publics and they costed a lot more. Me and mama is mad. Real mad.

  2. will says:

    Hey Jim, stop smoking

  3. Mistake says:

    They thought it was K-Mart