Cheektowaga Target evacuated after bomb threat

Posted at 8:37 PM, May 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-14 20:42:56-04

Shopping was disrupted at a Target store in Cheektowaga Saturday night.

According to the Cheektowaga Police Department, the store on Walden Avenue received a bomb threat. Police were called to investigate and the store was evacuated. A suspicious device was found in a recycling bin. The Erie County Bomb Squad X-rayed the device and determined it wasn’t explosive.

It’s still unclear who made the threat. It remains under investigation.