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Bomb threat closes Walmart for 3 hours

The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a bomb threat that closed the local Walmart for about three hours in the early morning Sunday.

GSO Lt. Scott Little said his office was notified just before midnight Saturday about a Facebook post indicating a bomb had been placed in the Gloucester Walmart Supercenter. 

Little said Walmart management helped the GSO evacuate the store. He said two bomb-detecting canines arrived with their Virginia State Police handlers and swept the store but nothing was found. 

Little estimated the threat and subsequent search closed the store until about 3 a.m ...

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