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Bomb Threat Investigation / 5311 Coldwater Road

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For Immediate Release: January 30, 2012
Contact: raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org
Office of Public information, (260) 427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

January 30, 2012 / 10:01 a.m.
5311 Coldwater Road, Walmart

On Monday, January 30, 2012 at approximately 10:01 am the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 5311 Coldwater Road, Walmart, reference a report of a bomb threat.  An employee reported that the store had received a telephone call from a subject who threatened that the store was going to ‘blow up in five minutes’.  The store began evacuation efforts immediately.  Upon arrival, officers (and store employees) began to survey the premises and did not locate anything of an unusual or suspicious nature. 

The call was traced to a pay telephone at 4200 N. Clinton Street.

This incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department.  There is nothing further at this time.

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