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Albemarle Walmart Evacuated After Bomb Threat

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Walmart along Route 29 in Albemarle County was evacuated after a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon. 

Investigators say an unidentified person called in the threat just before 3 p.m.  Walmart was shut down for about two hours while police and K-9 units searched the building and parking lot.

Nothing suspicious was found, and people were allowed back inside the building just before 5 p.m.

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