Update: As of 3:40 p.m. today, the search of the Highland Village Walmart is complete. Like the other Walmart locations, this threat was unsubstantiated. We appreciate the community’s support in heeding our request to avoid the area. At this time, the Highland Village Walmart remains closed with plans to open in about two hours. Thank you for your consideration of the employees of Walmart as they work to resume normal operations.
HVPD received a request from the Walmart in the Marketplace at Highland Village located at 3060 Justin Rd. to investigate a telephonic bomb threat made at approximately 12:30 p.m. today, February 6, 2023. The Walmart has been evacuated while various bomb investigators are responding to the scene. A quick internet search disclosed similar threats at Walmart locations across the country, which have been unsubstantiated. Nevertheless, HVPD takes the safety of our residents seriously and will continue to investigate. Please avoid the area, we will provide updated information as we receive it. Thank you for your support.