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Shoppers evacuated after reported bomb threat at Port Allen Walmart

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, June 05 2016 Jun 5, 2016 June 05, 2016 3:51 PM June 05, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

PORT ALLEN – Workers and shoppers were briefly evacuated from the Port Allen Walmart Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses at the scene say the evacuation happened after a bomb threat was made. Port Allen Police responded to the scene and blocked the entrance to the building.

Workers at a nearby Cato clothing store say Walmart workers were pushed away from the building and shoppers were told to leave. Around 4:15 p.m., workers were allowed to re-enter the building.

Authorities have not released any information about the incident at this time. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for updates as more information becomes available.

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