Shoppers and staff members were evacuated from a Walmart territory in the City of Republic near Springfield, Missouri, following a bomb threat that came in around 6 p.m. today.
According to Ozarks First, the threat was confirmed by the City of Republic, and the authorities are currently investigating the validity of the threat. The evacuated crowd is reportedly standing in the parking lot near the Walmart, while the investigative teams are preparing to scan the building.
The Ozarks First station’s team has been reporting the ongoing situation since receiving calls from concerned residents. The City of Republic Police Department has not issued any form of an official statement yet.
The story is developing.