All clear given in Round Rock bomb threat

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on January 20, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 20 at 8:44 PM

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Police have given an all clear following a bomb threat at Wal-Mart in Round Rock.

Police said they received the call around 6 p.m. after a man called the store at 2701 North Interstate 35 and asked for four prepaid Green Dot cards worth $1,000 each. The man said if he did not receive the cards he would blow up the building.

Police were called to the scene and the store was evacuated while police searched for an explosive.

About 150 people were evacuated from the store.

After about 30 minutes, police were not able to find any explosives and people were allowed back into the store.

Round Rock police have cleared the scene.

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