Oxford Police Department investigating Walmart bomb threat, suspect in custody

Oxford Walmart evacuated for bomb threat

OXFORD, Miss. (WMC) - The Oxford Police Department is investigating a bombing threat made at a local Walmart.

According to police, someone called the threat in Sunday evening.

Customers and emoloyees evacuated Walmart as police started the investigation.

Agencies with explosive K9s assisted with searching the Walmart facility.

Police said the store will stay closed for the remainder of Sunday night.

Oxford Police has one person of interest in custody at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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