Watchung Walmart evacuated after bomb threat reports, report says

The Walmart in Watchung was evacuated on Thursday after reports of a bomb threat, the Echoes-Sentinal reported.

There was heavy police presence at the store, located on Route 22. K-9 units from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Watchung Police Department were on the scene.

A Facebook live video taken by an onlooker showed police dogs entered the store around 2:30 p.m. The area remained blocked off for much of Thursday afternoon.

Watchung Police declined to comment.

WARNING: Video contains expletive language

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Source: Somerset

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