Suspicious device evacuates Belen Walmart

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – The Belen Walmart has been evacuated because of a bomb scare.

Police say an employee found a suspicious device on a shelf and immediately called them.

Everyone inside was ordered out and the bomb squad responded.

They say the device was clearly a hoax, but they are checking the rest of the store, just in case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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