Sheriff’s office: Threat against S.C. Walmart stores is a hoax

Sheriff’s office: Threat against S.C. Walmart stores is a hoax
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says a hoax about Walmart is going around.

According to a Facebook post by the department, recently concerned citizens have contacted them after receiving text messages about a possible threat to Walmart stores.

The sheriff’s office says after reaching out to the Marion Police Department, which has jurisdiction over the Mullins Walmart, there does not seem to be a credible threat.

The post goes on to say it is unknown where this message started but departments throughout the state have determined it’s a hoax.

To read the message, check out the department’s Facebook post below.

(Source: MCSO)

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