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      Bomb threat forces closure of Ithaca Walmart



      Ithaca Police were called to the Walmart store at 135 Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway for a reported bomb threat.



      Officers evacuated the building and a bomb detection K9 unit searched the building.



      Nothing suspicious was found.



      The store was set to reopen at 4:30 Thursday.



      The investigation is continuing, authorities are not releasing any further information.


      Anyone who can help in the investigation are asked to call Ithaca Police at 607-272-3245.

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