Franklin PD: Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Walmart on S. 27th Street

Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Franklin Walmart

FRANKLIN — Police say a bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the Walmart on S. 27th Street in Franklin on Thursday morning, Dec. 19.

Officials say at 10:15 a.m., they received a 911 call from managers at the Walmart reporting they had discovered an indication that an explosive device may be in the building.

The store was safely evacuated and the building was searched by officers from the Franklin Police Department with assistance of Explosive Detection K-9(s) from the Milwaukee Police Department and Department of Homeland Security.

No explosive devices were located in the building.

The store was expected to reopen for business Thursday afternoon.

Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Franklin Walmart

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