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Salem Walmart open again following bomb threat

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SALEM, Ohio -

The Walmart store on East State Street in Salem was evacuated Monday afternoon while police investigated a bomb threat.

According to the Salem Police Department, officers and fire crews were dispatched to the store before 2:00 p.m.

Police say it is part of Walmart's procedure to evacuate the building.

After a search of the building, the store was open again.

The latest news release from the Salem Police Department does not say if the search turned up anything.

First responders cleared the scene before 3:30 p.m.

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