NJ Walmart Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Secaucus police, including canine units, were at the scene

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    Authorities say a bomb threat prompted the evacuation of a Secaucus, N.J., Walmart store, but no explosive devices were found at the business.

    The Hudson County Sheriff's office says roughly 700 customers and employees were evacuated from the store after the threat was received around 2 p.m. Monday. It's in the Harmon Meadow Cove shopping plaza, which is about 15 minutes from Manhattan and near Metlife Stadium where the New York Giants and Jets play their NFL home games.

    Authorities believe the New Jersey call is related to at least a dozen similar threats that have been received at Wal-Marts in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri in recent days. No explosives were found in those incidents.

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