UPDATE: No explosive devices found at Franklin Walmart following bomb threat

Updated: 9:21 p.m. June 19, 2019

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police said no explosive devices were found in the building and the store was reopened for business Tuesday evening. 

The investigation is still ongoing. 


Posted: 5:13 p.m. June 18, 2019

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Franklin Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at the Walmart located S. 27th Street and W. Rawson Avenue. 

Police say the store's management called authorities around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday to say they discovered an indication that an explosive device was inside the building. 

The building was safely evacuated and is being searched by Franklin Police officers and explosive detection dogs from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. 

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