Walmart in Roanoke evacuated due to bomb threat

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The Walmart store in Roanoke, Texas was evacuated for a short time Monday afternoon because of a bomb threat.

Fire Marshal Doug Parks said the threat was called into the store on U.S.-377 around 12:20 p.m.

The store was evacuated as a precaution and some employees were reportedly sent home.

The store reopened just before 2 p.m. after a police sweep.