Police investigate possible hoax at Walmart

Police investigate possible hoax at Walmart

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Boynton Beach police received reports of an armed man threatening to shoot people inside a Walmart store Saturday night. Police SWAT evacuated the store and a search turned up no signs of an armed man.

Police are investigating and say it could be a hoax.

Nearly 300 people shared the story on the Boynton Beach police Facebook page.

Update 10:02 pm - K9 cleared store. No one inside store. Perimeter breaking down. Walmart plans to reopen. The safety of...

Posted by Boynton Beach Police Department on Saturday, November 26, 2016

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