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Maryland State Police investigating possible bomb threat in a Hampstead Walmart

Maryland State Police
Posted at 4:50 PM, Feb 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-13 16:50:01-05

CARROLL COUNTY, Md. — Maryland State Police are investigating a bomb threat called into the Hampstead Walmart in Carroll County.

The Walmart, located on 2320 Hanover Pike, received the call around 1:45 p.m.

Store personnel proceeded to evacuate the store with the help of the MSP. Officers also helped the store employees secure the building.

K-9 bomb detection dogs from several law enforcement agencies conducted sweeps of the Walmart facility.

All units cleared the scene at 3:16 p.m.

The credibility of this bomb threat is still under investigation.