Richmond Rd. Walmart Market evacuated after man claims to have bomb in backpack


UPDATE – The store has reopenend and the backpack was found not to contain a bomb. read more

2:15 p.m. Thursday | Texarkana, Texas Police and Fire have evacuated Walmart Neighborhood Market on Richmond Rd. due to a bomb threat that occurred Thursday afternoon.

According to a Walmart employee a man walked into the store and set a backpack on the ground and told a cashier that it was a bomb.

According to an employee police arrested the man. Fire and police have shut the store down and are standing by. TXK today will update as we learn more.

TTPD has suspect in custody
TTPD has suspect in custody
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