Police investigating bomb threat at Du Quoin Walmart
DU QUOIN, Ill. (KFVS) - Du Quoin Police are investigating a reported bomb threat at a local Walmart.
According to Du Quoin Police, management at the Du Quoin Walmart contacted them around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 24 stating a bomb threat that had been called into the store.
Officers met with store management and it decided to evacuate the facility until the situation was determined to be safe.
The store was allowed to reopen around 8 p.m. after the building was declared safe.
Du Quoin Police said the incident is still under investigation.
Members of the Du Quoin Fire Department, Du Quoin Emergency Management Agency, Pinckneyville Ambulance Service and Illinois Secretary of State Bomb Squad responded to the scene.
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