An unidentified male called the store at 475 E. Route 173 around 11 a.m. and threatened to blow up the 200,000-square-foot building, said Antioch police Cmdr. Jim Ruth.
Police and fire departments responded immediately and evacuated the building -- with 200 customers and store personnel inside -- in about 20 minutes.
Investigators conducted a search, were unable to find anything suspicious and allowed people to re-enter the building three hours later, Ruth said.
He said this was the first bomb threat made to this Wal-Mart since the store opened in October 2004.
from the Sun-Times