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Employees sent home following possible bomb threat at K Mart

By Jamie Peter, WFMZ.com Reporter, JPeter@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 10 2013 07:17:40 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 10 2013 07:20:50 PM CDT
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. -

Police and firefighters are investigating a possible bomb threat at a Richland Township store.

Police were called to the K Mart on West End Boulevard (Route 309) and Route 663 around 7:00pm Tuesday for a report of a bomb threat, police said. 

Around 8:00pm a 69 News crew on scene witnessed managers sending K Mart store employees home.

Police tell 69 News they have deemed the threat not credible but K Mart management wanted to close early as a safety precaution.

Crews are still in the building at this time, our crew reports.

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