Walmart in Aurora evacuated for unfounded bomb threat

Aurora police responded to an unfounded bomb threat March 4 at a Walmart store.
Aurora police responded to an unfounded bomb threat March 4 at a Walmart store. Photo credit Aurora police

AURORA (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A Walmart store in Aurora was evacuated Thursday for a bomb threat that was determined to be unfounded.

Officers responded around noon to a call of a bomb threat at the store in the 2900 block of Kirk Road, Aurora police said on social media.

The store was evacuated and searched, police said. The store was cleared less than 20 minutes later.

Additional information was not immediately released.

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