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Suspicious package prompts evacuation at Walmart in Mooresville

The businesses near 169 Norman Station Blvd. were also evacuated Thursday afternoon.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — A suspicious package prompted an evacuation at Walmart in Mooresville on Thursday afternoon.

It happened just before 2 p.m. at 169 Norman Station Blvd.

Mooresville Fire and Police responded to the scene.

The surrounding businesses were also evacuated.

Police said bomb dogs were investigating.

People were advised to stay away from the area.

Just after 4 p.m., police said the building was checked, no threat was found, and the store would reopen.

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