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From left, Walmart employees Vicki Reed, Misty Johnson and Jennifer Baker wait outside the Columbus Walmart Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to local law enforcement. According to Columbus Police Department Investigations Commander Brett Swan, Walmart received a bomb threat via a phone call at approximately 9:30 Monday morning. Law enforcement responded to the scene as well as a military working dog from Columbus Air Force Base. After a thorough search of the building, the threat was cleared. Employees were allowed to return inside around 2:30 p.m. The store opened for business approximately one hour later, Swan said. The incident is under investigation.

From left, Walmart employees Vicki Reed, Misty Johnson and Jennifer Baker wait outside the Columbus Walmart Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to local law enforcement. According to Columbus Police Department Investigations Commander Brett Swan, Walmart received a bomb threat via a phone call at approximately 9:30 Monday morning. Law enforcement responded to the scene as well as a military working dog from Columbus Air Force Base. After a thorough search of the building, the threat was cleared. Employees were allowed to return inside around 2:30 p.m. The store opened for business approximately one hour later, Swan said. The incident is under investigation. Photo by: Zach Odom/Dispatch Staff

 

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