Published: Jul 30, 2010 9:46 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 30, 2010 6:47 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Walmart was evacuated Friday morning because of a false bomb threat.

Deputies responded to the Walmart at 19100 Murdock Circle around 11 am.

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office searched the store and found nothing. They say threat was a hoax.

People were able to return to the store within an hour. Detectives are still investigating.

If anyone has information about this bomb hoax, please call the CCSO at 941-639-2101, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).