10 Walmarts Hit by Weekend Bomb Threats

Missouri, Kansas stores evacuated; no explosives found
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2012 4:09 AM CDT
10 Walmarts Hit by Bomb Threats
In this May 16, 2011 photo, the Walmart logo is displayed on a store.   (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Bomb threats were called in yesterday to two Walmarts in Kansas—following threats to eight stores Friday in Missouri. The warnings prompted the stores to close their doors after evacuating customers, but investigators found no explosives, ABC News reports. A recorded voice in the Missouri bomb threats said: "There's a bomb in the building. You have two hours to get everybody out this store. This is not a joke," according to a local police chief, who believes all the Missouri threats are linked. Police are continuing to investigate. (More Walmart stories.)

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