Fort Smith PD: All Clear After Bomb Threat At Local Walmart

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FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- No bomb was found was found at the Walmart Supercenter on Kelley Highway in Fort Smith, according to police, but the store will not reopen until 5 p.m., or a bit later.

Fort Smith Police Sergeant Wes Milan said the store was evacuated Saturday (June 3) after Walmart's Loss Prevention department found a note about a bomb threat in the women's restroom.

The retailer chose to evacuate the store.  The gas station and parking area was also evacuated as a precaution, police said.

"The police evacuated the building and I was told to leave the store immediately," one shopper told 5News.

5News reporter Krystle Sherrell was at the scene throughout the afternoon with the latest details and photos.