Bomb threat – but no bomb – at Apple Valley Walgreens

Apple Valley police responded to a report of a bomb threat Monday afternoon at the Walgreens store located at 15250 Cedar Ave.

No explosive devices were found, police said.

As a precautionary measure, the store was evacuated and the immediate area secured following the report of the threat at 12:51 p.m.

Police were assisted by the Apple Valley Fire Department and a K-9 unit from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Police Department during the incident.

No arrests have been made in the case and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

The incident was the second bomb threat in less than two weeks at an Apple Valley Walgreens store. On Sept. 4, police responded to a bomb threat at the Walgreens store at 14020 Pilot Knob Road.

That same day, police in Rosemount investigated a bomb threat at the Walgreens at 15034 Shannon Parkway. No explosive devices were found in either of the Sept. 4 incidents.

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