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Franklin Walmart evacuated after bomb threat

Posted at 1:59 PM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 14:59:52-04

A Franklin Walmart was evacuated Sunday morning after an indication that an explosive might have been inside.

Franklin Police received a call of a bomb threat in the Walmart located at 6701 S. 27th Street around 9:30 a.m.

The store was safely evacuated and then searched by the Franklin Police and Explosive Detection K-9s from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department and Milwaukee Police Department.

Authorities did not locate any explosive devices inside the building. The store has since reopened for business.