Walmart in St. Louis County temporarily evacuated following threat


(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Customers and staff were temporarily evacuated from a south St. Louis County Walmart for a reported bomb threat.

According to Sgt. Tracy Panus, a county police spokeswoman, officers were dispatched to the Walmart in the 3200 block of Telegraph Road just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Panus said officers did not locate anything suspicious but K-9 units were requested to search the building out of caution.

Police gave the all-clear just before 1 p.m. and the Walmart reopened for business, Panus said.

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