Bomb Threat Reported at Walmart in Mount Pocono

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. -- An apparent bomb threat forced shoppers from a store in the Poconos Saturday afternoon.

Walmart in Mount Pocono was evacuated around 5 p.m. after reports of a bomb threat in the parking lot, according to the police chief.

The parking lot is blocked off and the store is closed while police investigate.

Police used bomb-sniffing dogs to check the area.

Shortly after 7 p.m., police determined there was no threat and the store was able to reopen.