Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of Walmart in Hartford

Walmart with a police car and crime scene tape up in the parking lot
NBC Connecticut

The Walmart on Flatbush Avenue in Hartford was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in over the phone, according to police.

The bomb squad responded to the scene and determined there was no bomb.

Police said they believe it was a "swatting" incident.

The store was reopened a short time later.

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