Bomb Scare Leads To Evacuation Of Lakes Wales Walmart

POLK COUNTY, FL. – A bomb scare led to an evacuation of a Walmart location in Lake Wales on Sunday.

Management at Walmart Store 858 located at 2000 FL-60 E, Lake Wales, FL 33898, evacuated the store of customers and associates after the bomb scare.

Molly Maj, Director, Digital Strategy & Brand Engagement for Walmart said, “The safety and security of our customers and associates is a top priority. After being alerted to a potential threat earlier today, management evacuated the store out of an abundance of caution and are working with local law enforcement to resolve the situation..”

Lake Wales Walmart After Evacuation Photo By Ivan Bermudez

Local law enforcement has concluded the preliminary investigation, with both fire officials and police leaving the scene.

We have reached out to the Lake Wales Police Department for comment and will update this story when further details are available.

Lake Wales Walmart After Evacuation Photo By Ivan Bermudez

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