Suspicious Bag Found in Walmart Parking Lot

4 years 2 months 3 days ago Wednesday, March 19 2014 Mar 19, 2014 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:47:00 PM CDT March 19, 2014 in News
By: Nicole Neidenberg and Jessica Park, KOMU 8 Reporters
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COLUMBIA - Columbia Fire and Police departments investigated a suspicious bag found Wednesday in the parking lot at the Conley Road Walmart.

The Columbia Police Department received a call at 12:18 Wednesday afternoon and soon after the Columbia Fire Department was rquested to be on the scene at 12:29.

The Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad was also on the scene to check on the unattended bag. A robot on wheels took an x-ray of the suitcase and then members from the bomb squad processed and analyzed the content.

There were no explosives in the suitcase and the Columbia Police Department took down the yellow tape surrounding the scene.

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