Wal-Mart at the Legends given all clear after bomb threat prompts evacuation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police have given the all clear at the Wal-Mart at the Legends after investigating a bomb threat.

The Wal-Mart was evacuated while officers investigated.

Ofc. Tom Tomasic with the KCK Police Department said about 4:15 p.m., a man called police and stated that he had placed a bomb inside the Wal-Mart and that he was sitting outside in a white van waiting to see what happens.

Tomasic said officers did locate someone in a white van at the scene, but he is believed not to be the caller, although they are continuing to investigate.

Police bomb squads searched the Wal-Mart. Tomasic said the caller did give a possible location as to where he had supposedly planted the explosive, but officers still thoroughly cleared the entire area before deeming it safe.

Police are at the scene of a KCK Wal-Mart investigating a possible bomb threat.

Police are at the scene of a KCK Wal-Mart investigating a possible bomb threat.

Police are at the scene of a KCK Wal-Mart investigating a possible bomb threat.