Local Walmarts Re-Open and Ruled Safe After Sunday Afternoon’s Bomb Threat



According to both Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell and New Martinsville Police Chief Tim Cecil, both Walmarts are re-opened and are everyone is safe after an automated bomb threat was called in to both stores Sunday afternoon. 

A corporate spokesman for the store says, “We typically have these kinds of phone calls to stores during busy periods and especially Black Friday weekend.  It has happened over the years all across the country and this year is no exception.  No actionable information has been discovered at any Walmart.”



Shoppers and employees at Walmarts in Moundsville and New Martinsville have both been evacuated.

According to New Martinsville Police Chief and Moundsville Police Chief, a bomb threat was called in on Sunday afternoon.

According to Chief Tim Cecil, an automated phone call came in to both stores. Cecil believes they are connected. 

Police are on scene investigating the situation right now.

No other details are being released at this time. 

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