ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The all-clear has now been given following the discovery of a suspicious package at Abilene’s southside Walmart Sunday evening, according to police.
The package was detonated as a precaution and police said the package ended up being a harmless backpack.
Police said the package was first reported at about 6:40 p.m. The package was by customer service and APD’s bomb squad used a robot to pull the package from the building.
Everyone inside the store, including employees and customers were all immediately evacuated. A large police presence could be seen outside the building.
The incident remains under investigation.