Monday Walmart Bomb Threat Deemed Hoax
January 28, 2019 — At approximately 1:19 p.m., San Angelo Public Safety Communications received an anonymous call concerning a bomb threat at area Walmart stores.
Walmart Officials evacuated each store and members of the San Angelo Police Department, San Angelo Fire Department, Fire Prevention Office, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office and bomb-sniffing dogs and personnel from Goodfellow Air Force Base responded to each location. Subsequent to the security sweeps, Fire Officials determined the threat was a hoax. No evidence of explosive devices was located.
Following the determination, Walmart Officials re-opened the stores to citizens.
This is an active investigation and no further information is available for release at this time.