2 NKY Kroger stores ordered to evacuate due to bomb threat, police say
CINCINNATI (WXIX) -Multiple people were evacuated from the Bellevue and Newport Kroger locations after a bomb threat was reported Saturday morning, according to Bellevue police.
Newport police say they got a phone call of a threat around 10:31 a.m. at the Newport Kroger, and about five minutes later, Bellevue police got a similar call, Newport police said.
The officer then stated that the Newport location was immediately evacuated by staff, and by the time they got there, most people were out of the store.
Bellevue police say both stores have been thoroughly checked and cleared. Both stores have been reopened.
Officers say they believe this is part of a nationwide hoax.
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