Bomb threat clears Hermitage Walmart

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – The Walmart on Route 18 in Hermitage was evacuated Monday afternoon for a bomb threat.

Police and firefighters responded to the store about 4 p.m. after a male caller advised there was a bomb in the store. Police said the call lasted only a few seconds.

Customers and employees evacuated the store while the store was searched by the Hermitage Police Department, Hermitage Fire Department and Pennsylvania State Police Region 13, including three K-9 units from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, New Castle Police Department and Pittsburgh Police Department.

No explosive device was located and the store reopened about 6:30 p.m. Police are still investigating.






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