Police in Benbrook confirmed Saturday afternoon that the Wal-Mart there had been evacuated.Police would not give further details but Facebook posts say the evacuation was because of a bomb threat.Wal-Mart stores across the country recently have had similar threats.The Associated Press reported earlier this week that authorities said a northern New Jersey Wal-Mart store that received a bomb Monday was evacuated again Thursday.Police officials told The Record of Woodland Park that the Wal-Mart at Harmon Meadow Cove shopping plaza in Secaucus, N.J., was evacuated Thursday afternoon.Police have not yet said what prompted Thursday's evacuation.The same Wal-Mart was evacuated three days earlier after a bomb threat was phoned in. About 700 people were evacuated from the store Monday afternoon. A search found no explosives or other incendiary devices.Authorities were investigating whether the New Jersey incidents were related to at least a dozen similar threats that have been received at Wal-Marts in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri in recent days. No explosives were found in those incidents.
Staff writer Susan McFarland contributed to this report, which contains material from the Associated Press.