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Chesterfield Walmart evacuated for second time in 3 days

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WTVR) — A Walmart in Chesterfield was evacuated for the second time in three days after another bomb threat was reported Sunday afternoon.

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Bomb threat evacuates Walmart in Chesterfield.

It happened at the Walmart in the 12000 block of Ironbridge Rd. just after 3:15 p.m.

Employees and shoppers were evacuated while police searched the store. Authorities did not find anything suspicious, so workers and shoppers were allowed back inside.

This is the same Walmart where someone threatened to throw a bomb into the store last Thursday night, according to Chesterfield police.  

Employees and customers were ordered out of the store around 10:30 p.m., but police found nothing suspicious when they searched the store.

Chesterfield police said this is an ongoing investigation.

Check back with WTVR.com and watch CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. for updates on this developing story.

4 comments

  • Anderson

    Calling in twice to same Walmart? Hm, I hope they solve the case, the way I’d start is what the person sounded like? How was the message transcribed, then I’d probably follow up on Social networks or some sort.

    • Bia

      Yeah maybe they should just have an official description of the voice and then search on Facebook for matches.

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