HERMITAGE, Pa. (WYTV) – The Walmart store in Hermitage was evacuated Friday night after a bomb threat was 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.
The company released the following statement:
What happened in our store last night 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 are working with law enforcement as they look for those responsible.