Police investigate suspicious package at Walmart

Dec 24, 2017

On the final shopping day before Christmas, Dartmouth police responded to a report of a suspicious package at a local retail store.

According to police, a suspicious package was reported on December 24 at 5:36 a.m. at the north side of the Walmart building on State Road.

After locating the package and securing the area, police K-9 officer Christopher Flechsig and his partner “Sig” determined that no explosives were present.

The package turned out to be an empty cardboard box which had been sealed.