Evacuation from Arroyo Grande Wal-Mart, Bomb Sniffing Dogs on Site
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif.- Shoppers got a little more than a bargain when someone called in a bomb threat to Wal-Mart late Monday night.
According to police, "an unknown male suspect called the Arroyo Grande WalMart at approximately 2105 hours and stated there was a bomb in the store and he immediately disconnected the call."
Wal-Mart employees evacuated the store by telling customers there was a power outage and they needed to leave the store immediately.
The Five Cities Fire Authority set up a staging area in the 900 block of Rancho Parkway. Just after Midnight, bomb sniffing dogs from the California State Parks department arrived on scene to go through the building. The dogs were unable to find anything in the store.
Police have contacted AT&T's Law Enforcement Assistance Division with help on tracking down the person who called in the threat.
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