Easton Police and other public safety agencies responded to a bomb threat at the Easton Walmart store on Sunday.

EASTON — Police investigated a bomb threat against the Walmart store in Easton on Sunday morning.

The Easton Police Department reported a threat was made against the store at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday. The Walmart was evacuated as well as the surrounding area on Elliott Road. Nearby streets were closed for approximately three hours, according to police.

EPD officers, Maryland State Police and bomb detecting police dogs cleared the big-box store and the surrounding area at 11:45 a.m. The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and Easton Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the bomb threat.

Easton Police are still investigating the Jan. 24 incident.

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