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Detroit Lakes Walmart evacuated for bomb threat

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DETROT LAKES, Minn. -- The Walmart in Detroit Lakes was evacuated Friday afternoon because of a bomb threat.

Police received a call around 3:45 p.m. about a suspicious package in the store.

“There was a suspicious package found a couple hours ago,” Fire Chief Dave Baer said early Friday evening. “It was in the store but now it’s sitting by the entrance.”

He said the employees and customers were safe.

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