Bomb threat forces store evacuation in Northumberland County

Top Stories

COAL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Some commotion at a Walmart store in Northumberland County forced an evacuation.

The communication center tells Eyewitness News someone phoned in a bomb threat at the Walmart in Coal Township on Route 61. The threat forced customers and staff to clear the store while police investigated.

The threat turned out to be a hoax and Walmart reopened just after 7 p.m. Friday night. Police are now trying to track down who’s behind the bomb threat.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Top Stories

More Top Stories

Latest Videos