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Emergency personnel responded to a bomb threat at Family Dollar on Sunday. Photo by Dan Hansen
Emergency personnel responded to a bomb threat at Family Dollar on Sunday. Photo by Dan Hansen

New Richmond business evacuated Sunday after bomb threat

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

NEW RICHMOND - A New Richmond business was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a bomb threat was called in to the store.

The Family Dollar Store in New Richmond received the threatening call around 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. New Richmond police, fire department, ambulance service and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the scene.

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According to Police Chief Mark Samelstad, the store was evacuated and officials with the business conducted a search of the store. They found nothing.

Samelstad said there are no suspects at the present time but the investigation into the incident continues.

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