Bomb Scare Forces Store Evacuation

big lots bomb squad

The Big Lots store in Fort Smith was evacuated Friday night (Jan. 17) due to a bomb scare.

The Fort Smith Bomb Squad was called to the store on Rogers Ave. by the manager on a report of a suspicious bag left inside.

Officers X-rayed the bag and did not find an explosive.

Investigators said the items inside the bag maybe stolen.

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