7 / 28 West Bend Police Investigating Bomb Threats at Two Stores

Police in West Bend and Plymouth are coordinating investigations after a series of bomb threats were made Friday afternoon in each community. No explosive device was found in any of the stores mentioned in the phone call threats, according to a news release from the West Bend Police Department. The first call was received in the city of Plymouth at around three thirty at a Walgreens store. The Plymouth Fire Department and Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department assisted Plymouth police. No explosive devices were found and the store re-opened about an hour later. At four pm the Walgreens tore on West Washington Street received a threatening phone call indicating that an explosive device was placed in the store. The caller said there was another explosive device across the street in the Fleet Farm Store. Both stores were evacuated and searched but no devices were found. Both stores re- opened for business about 30 minutes later. West Bend Police Chief Ken Moyler says they are working with the Plymouth Police Department and continuing the investigation to identify the source of both of these threats. In addition to these two confirmed bomb threats, the Daily News reported that
A bomb threat was received by the Dollar General store in Lomira at 5:35 p.m. Friday. Lomira police reportedly investigated and also found no explosive devices.
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