All clear after bomb threat at Walmart Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Midlothian on January 19, 2017 by Staff Report Photo courtesy Walmart. MIDLOTHIAN — On Thursday January 19, 2017 at approximately 7:25 p.m., the Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch received a call from a male who stated that there was a bomb at the Midlothian Walmart.Officers were dispatched to the store and made contact with management and then evacuated the store of all shoppers and employees. Officers then checked the store for any suspicious devices/packages or subjects and did not locate any suspicious devices/packages or persons.The evacuation went quickly and calmly with no injuries. At 9:45 p.m., the store was released back to Walmart management and they anticipated the store would be back open for business at 10:30 p.m."Midlothian PD would like to thank the management, employees and citizens for their cooperation at the incident tonight," Midlothian Police stated in a social media post.Midlothian Police are in the process of investigating the threat to determine who was responsible for the false report. You may also be interested in readingUPDATED: Walmart parking lot shooting suspect in custodyMidlothian PD warns that fake clown reports could be a crimeMidlothian PD seeking help in identifying car theft suspectsMidlothian police seeking clues in murder of mother$600k meth bust in MidlothianPolice make arrests during burglary of Waxahachie PawnCounty Commissioner launches effort to save Italy WalmartMajor accident on Hwy 67 sends three to hospitalCounty Judge takes aim at Constable over his support of the 2nd AmendmentTwo established Ellis County newspapers cutting back ← COLUMN: Weather knowledge could mean life or deathFluoride – Find alternate water for young children City of Ferris says → You must log in to post a comment.