Suspicious device which led to evacuations at Peoria Walmart turns out to be a hoax

PEORIA, Ariz. - Peoria police have confirmed the "suspicious device" that prompted an evacuation of a Walmart Saturday morning was a "hoax device".

A Peoria Walmart on 79th and Peoria avenues was evacuated late Saturday morning after someone discovered a device with tape and blinking lights.

After investigating, bomb squad and police determined the device was a hoax.

 

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