Walmart evacuated because of bomb threat

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.

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