Police investigate possible hoax at Boynton Walmart

Posted at 9:23 PM, Nov 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-27 07:43:41-05

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Boynton Beach police received reports of an armed man threatening to shoot people inside a Walmart store Saturday night. Police SWAT evacuated the store and a search turned up no signs of an armed man.

Police are investigating and say it could be a hoax.

Nearly 300 people shared the story on the Boynton Beach police Facebook page.