Sebastian Walmart Under Bomb Threat, Hostile Situation

Police on scene at Sebastian Walmart.
Police on scene at Sebastian Walmart.

SEBASTIAN – All employees and customers have been evacuated from the Walmart store in Sebastian due to a “hostile situation.”

Witnesses say that while they were in check out, police arrived and asked all customers to abandon their shopping carts and vacate the store.

Employees were instructed to leave the store and walk to the Medical Center.

We are told by witnesses that there’s a “hostile maniac situation” that prompted the bomb squad and police wearing bulletproof vests to enter the store.

Update: Store had bomb threat. Police give all clear.

Check back for updates.

Here’s a video from the Sebastian Walmart:

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.