Walmart evacuated because of bomb threat

Published On: Mar 15 2013 03:37:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 05:56:54 PM CDT
Evacuated Walmart
HOUSTON -

A southwest Houston Walmart was evacuated Friday because of a bomb threat.

Houston police said the manager ordered everyone out of the store on Kirkwood near Westheimer about 2:45 p.m..

Detectives said the manager got a phone call from someone who told them that a bomb was planted inside.

Officials said a bomb squad was called out to investigate, but nothing was found.

The store reopened shortly after 4 p.m.