22
Wed, Nov

None hurt in bomb threat at Wal-Mart

Typography
On Wednesday, Oct. 8, just after noon, a Wal-Mart employee received several calls from as a yet unidentified male, referencing a possible bomb on the premises. Cottonwood police are currently investigating a bomb threat at the Wal-Mart in Cottwonwood made on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

The store began an evacuation and called Cottonwood Police Department. Once the evacuation was complete, police searched the store for anything deemed suspicious or out of the ordinary.

Cottonwood Police Spokesperson, Det. Sgt. Tod Moore said, “It does not appear at this time this was a valid threat. However we take these calls seriously and the investigation into who made these calls is ongoing. Wal-Mart employees did a fantastic job to secure the safety of their patrons.”

At this time the content of the threats was not being released.

For more on this story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 15, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.

Online Poll

How much do you plan to spend on holiday gifts?

Verde Valley Weather

Cottonwood United States Clear (night), 59 °F
Current Conditions
Sunrise: 7:9 am   |   Sunset: 5:19 pm
33%     4.0 mph     29.834 bar
Forecast
Wed Low: 42 °F High: 80 °F
Thu Low: 42 °F High: 78 °F
Fri Low: 43 °F High: 77 °F
Sat Low: 46 °F High: 77 °F
Sun Low: 47 °F High: 78 °F
Mon Low: 50 °F High: 74 °F
Tue Low: 37 °F High: 60 °F
Wed Low: 35 °F High: 64 °F
Thu Low: 36 °F High: 62 °F
Fri Low: 40 °F High: 64 °F