Walmart in Detroit Lakes Evacuated by Police

Walmart in Detroit Lakes Evacuated by Police Click to Enlarge

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(KDLM) The Walmart on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes is temprorarily closed after being evacuated earlier Wednesday evening. DL Police Chief Steve Todd said that a shopper called authorities when she saw a man flash a gun then run inside the retail store.

The building was evacuated. Todd says troopers, deputies and police are in the building and are combing the store, but have not found anybody matching the description of the suspect, and no gun has been found.

Authorities are going over security video and surveillance footage.

The store is expected to re-open if no new evidence is found.

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