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Victorville Walmart Evacuated After Bomb Threat

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A bomb threat forced customers and employees to evacuate a Victorville Walmart Saturday night.

Just before 9:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from a Walmart associate saying a bomb threat was phoned in.

The store located on 12234 Palmdale Road was immediately evacuated as a safety precaution.

Per scanner reports, the bomb was set to detonate 17 minutes from the initial call.

Deputies from the Victorville Station immediately responded and conducted a search of the building for anything suspicious.

Authorities were able to confirm the bomb threat was a hoax and said they will continue to investigate where the threat originated from.

The store resumed business as usual just after 9:30 p.m.

Deputies from the Victorville Station quickly responded and were able to clear the building of anything suspicious. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
Deputies from the Victorville Station quickly responded and were able to clear the building of anything suspicious. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

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