CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB)- Cheektowaga Police responded to the Target on Walden Ave. Saturday evening after a someone called the store to report a bomb threat.
Assistant Chief Jim Speyer tells News 4 the store called police around 6:45 p.m. Once on scene, officers found a suspicious package inside the battery recycling bin in the store.
The store was evacuated.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad was called to the scene as a precaution. The bomb squad did an x-ray of the package but determined it was only an imitation device.
Asst. Chief Speyer tells us there are no suspects at this time.
The Target reopened around 9 p.m.