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.