East Albany Walmart cleared after bomb threat

East Albany Walmart cleared after bomb threat

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Walmart in East Albany has been cleared after a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.

According to officials, a caller told a Walmart employee at 3:24 p.m. that a car with a bomb inside would arrive at the store 30 minutes later.

Police said nothing was found and customers were allowed to re-enter the store.

Witnesses at the scene reported that the store, located on Clark Avenue, as well as its gas station, were being cleared of people.

This is the second bomb threat at a Walmart store that has led to an evacuation in two days.

On Tuesday, the Walmart on Ledo Road in Lee County was evacuated after a bomb threat was reported there. A unit from Marine Corps Logistics Base later determined there was no threat present at the shopping center.

Later Wednesday afternoon, a Walmart in North Georgia was also evacuated after a bomb threat, according to WSB-TV.

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