Threats lead to two evacuations of Hermitage Walmart

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A Walmart spokesperson confirms that nothing was found in the store during a search by police

The Walmart store in Hermitage was evacuated Friday night after a bomb threat was made.

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – The Walmart store in Hermitage was evacuated Friday night and Saturday afternoon after bomb threats were made to the store.

A Walmart spokesperson confirms that nothing was found in the store during a search by police. He said management at the store quickly notified law enforcement about the threat after receiving it shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday night

The company released the following statement:

What happened in our store yesterday and today is troubling. We take this seriously and cooperated with police as they evacuated the store before confirming that the bomb threats were a hoax.

We’re open again for business and apologize for any inconvenience this caused our customers. 

We continue to work with law enforcement as they look for those responsible.

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