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BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- A man is charged with providing false information in connection with a bomb threat made at the Walmart in Bluefield, Virginia. 

Bluefield, VA Police Chief Harry Cundiff says the man incorrectly identified the woman as being a threat. Cundiff says the man and woman are acquaintances. 

The woman who was originally arrested at the scene was released. 

The store was evacuated around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The store reopened after crews searched the store and found nothing suspicious.

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BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- The Bluefield, Va. Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at Walmart. 

One female was arrested at the scene in connection with the threat. 

The Walmart was evacuated just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Customers were told the store would not reopen for several hours. Witnesses say many people just left their shopping carts and evacuated the store. 

Stay with WVVA as more details become available. 

 

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