Shoppers evacuated due to suspicious item investigation at Concord Walmart

Shoppers evacuated due to suspicious item investigation at Concord Walmart

CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - Shoppers are being evacuated as police investigate a suspicious item at a Walmart in Concord.

According to the Concord Police Department, the incident is happening at thew Walmart on Concord Parkway S.

Officers are responded to a suspicious item that a Walmart employee found in a shopping cart inside the store. The evacuation was a precautionary measure during the police investigation.

The suspicious item that was found was not an explosive device, according to police.

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Officials said four businesses in the area were impacted due to the investigation. Per standard procedure for suspicious package calls, the Cabarrus County bomb squad was called to evaluate the situation.

Concord police say they will continue to investigate this matter.

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