Columbus Wal-Mart shut down after police find suspicious package

The Walmart in Columbus has been shut down after police found a “suspicious package” on Saturday in the early afternoon.

From the Columbus Police Department:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 4, 20212:14 p.m.

Columbus Police are investigating a suspicious package found by an off-duty officer near the front entrance of the Columbus WalMart.

The store is closed at this time until cleared by Columbus Police.

The canine group from the Columbus Air Force Base is on the way to inspect the item.

We will update this story as more information is released.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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