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Walmart evacuated after bomb threat called in

By Akron Beacon Journal (TNS) staff • Jun 6, 2016 at 1:13 PM

Stow police and fire officials on Sunday evacuated the Walmart store on Hudson Drive after the manager got a telephoned bomb threat.

The store was searched by a K-9 unit from the Summit County Bomb Squad. No bomb was found.

The call was received shortly after 2 p.m.

The caller told the manager there was a pipe bomb in the store. The caller had or used a foreign accent, Stow police said.

A second 911 call was made to the Stow Police Department.

The incident remains under investigation.

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