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Mumford Road Walmart reopening after Saturday morning bomb threat investigation

Halifax police are seen at Walmart on Mumford Road after a bomb threat call. Jesse Thomas / Global News

The Walmart store on Mumford Road is reopening at of 11 a.m. on Saturday, after Halifax police investigated a bomb threat in the area.

“Police members will continue to have a presence in the area for the foreseeable future, but have cleared the area and business of potential risks,” said Halifax Regional Police in a news release.

Saturday morning, police investigated a bomb threat made to the Mumford Road Walmart.

HRP said they responded to the scene at 8:45 a.m., “after police received a threatening phone call from an anonymous caller.”

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The Walmart has been evacuated, and entrances to the store through Mumford Road and Chebucto Road are closed.

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Jesse Thomas / Global News

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

“Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020.”

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