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Bomb threat forces closure at Walgreens

A bomb threat forced the closure of the Rosemount Walgreens late Wednesday morning.

Rosemount police received the threat at 11:55 a.m. Sept. 4 and as a precautionary measure evacuated the store and secured the immediate area. The Dakota County Sheriff's Department, the Minnesota State Patrol, Health East Ambulance, Rosemount Fire, Health East Ambulance and a K9 unit from the Airport Police Department also responded.

No explosive devices were found. The Apple Valley Police Department received a similar call shortly before the Rosemount call.

Police are investigating the incident.

Nathan Hansen

Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.

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