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UPDATE: Scene cleared after Walmart in Altavista evacuated due to suspicious package

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Published: Jun. 22, 2016 at 2:57 PM EDT
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The Altavista Police Department has cleared the scene.

Employees and customers for the surrounding businesses can return to the area.

ORIGINAL STORY

The Walmart in Altavista has been evacuated because of a suspicious package.

In a Facebook post, the Altavista Police Department is asking people to stay away from the Walmart.

Stores surrounding the Walmart have also been evacuated.

Check back soon for more updates.