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Alice Walmart is cleared and reopened after after bomb threat is called in to police

CCPD, Nueces County and Kleberg County bomb techs searched the store and found no threat, said Alice PD Chief Eden Garcia.
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Walmart in Alice reopened after a bomb threat closed the store Friday afternoon.

Alice Police Department Chief Eden Garcia said the call came in from a male voice at around 2:15 p.m.

Police then responded to the store and evacuated shoppers while Corpus Christi Police Department, Kleberg, and Nueces County bomb squads were en route.

The teams arrived at around 5 p.m. and searched the store -- no threat was found.

The entrances and exits were barricaded while police were on-site to prevent anyone from getting close to the store.

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