Great Bend Walmart evacuated after bomb threat


GREAT BEND, Kan. (KSNW) – The Great Bend Walmart reopened after being evacuated around 3:30 p.m. Sunday due to a bomb threat.

Great Bend police said someone called the store indicating that there was a bomb inside. The caller then hung up.

Walmart evacuated all customers from the store. Officers conducted a sweep. No explosives were found.

The store posted to Facebook and thanked local law enforcement for their quick response.

Anyone with information about this threat is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (620) 792-1300 or the Great Bend Police Department at (620) 793-4120.

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