Police investigating two bomb threats made to local Walgreens

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Within the last 24 hours, the Muscatine Walgreens has been victimized by two separate bomb threats. Both times, an unidentified male caller has called the store and told employees that he intends to blow up the store at a specific time.

The first call was received Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The second call was received Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, shortly after 10:00 a.m.

Officers from the Muscatine Police Department responded to both incidents and have been working with Walgreens staff to help minimize any risks. Both of the caller’s time frames passed without incident.

Members from the Muscatine Police Investigative Division continue to work with Walgreens staff in an attempt to resolve the issue. Anyone who believes they have information that may help resolve this case is asked to contact Lieutenant Tony Kies at (563) 263-­9922 ext. 608.

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