Bomb threat causes evacuation of Walgreens

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A bomb threat was called in to the Walgreens on Baptist Road forcing the evacuation of the store.

The threat came in during the afternoon of July 23. Multiple units responded from the Monument Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The bomb squad did not have to be called in based upon information that was given during the call.

Lt. Steve Burk, public information officer with the Monument Police Department, said law enforcement and store employees searched the store but nothing was found and they were able to re-open the store.

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