Police respond to bomb threat at Jefferson City Walmart

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WATE) – An East Tennessee Walmart evacuated Sunday after police received a bomb threat.

Officers responded to the threat at the Walmart location at 630 East Broadway Blvd in Jefferson City.

Customers were asked to abandon their shopping carts.

Bomb detection dogs were used as a precaution, however, nothing was found.

The Morristown Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol made sure the area was safe and allowed the store to reopen.

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