Talk Of Blowing Up Torrance Walmart Prompts Evacuation, Search

Someone's comment about blowing up a Torrance Walmart led police to clear and search the premises Monday, but no threat was found.

It's unclear what time the potential threat was made, but according to Torrance Police Department Sgt. Paul Kranke, someone overheard another person talk about wanting to blow up the store at 19340 Hawthorne Blvd.

The business was evacuated and searched, but after no threat was found, the all-clear was given about 5:45 p.m., Kranke said. No arrests were made.

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