Police determine 'suspicious' package at S. Austin Walmart not dangerous

AUSTIN - Shoppers at a Walmart in south Austin were asked to evacuate the building Tuesday night after a presumed suspicious package was found on the grounds. Later in the evening, Austin police determined the package was a false alarm.

Austin police said they responded to the store in the 710 block of East Ben White Boulevard near Interstate 35 at 8:20 p.m.

At 10:15, police said after a bomb squad evaluated the item, they determined the package wasn't dangerous and gave the all clear.

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