Franklin Walmart evacuated after bomb threat

UPDATE: No explosive device was found and the Walmart has been reopened, police say.


FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) — A bomb threat was called in to the Franklin Walmart at 1:51 p.m. on Monday, according to the Franklin Police Department.

Emergency personnel responded and the Walmart was evacuated as a K-9 was called on to search the building.

Stay with WAVY for updates.