Altavista Walmart evacuated following discovery of suspicious package

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Authorities have cleared the scene at the Altavista Walmart. The building has yet to be reopened at this time.

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Deputies in Campbell County say a suspicious package from a mail delivery service was sent to the Altavista Walmart located at 125 Clarion Road.

According to deputies, a report came in at 1:15 p.m. that the WoodForest Bank located inside of the Walmart received a package containing a white, powdery substance.

Deputies say the Walmart has been evacuated as a precautionary measure and advise the public to stay away from the area pending investigation.

No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.

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