Bolivar Woman Arrested, Released After Reports of Walmart Threat

A woman was arrested by police in Bolivar, Missouri after someone claimed the woman threatened to shoot people inside a Walmart.

The woman was arrested as she was checking out at the store only for police to discover she was not carrying a gun. They did find a gun inside her car, but after questioning she was released.

Officials say that a customer told Walmart employees the woman was showing a gun and threatening to shoot people. Surveillance video from the store showed the woman didn’t do anything threatening, instead just going up and down aisles shopping like other customers in the store.

Police are continuing their investigation into the incident and ask anyone with more information to contact the Bolivar police department at 417-326-5298.

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