The Walmart in Raymore will reopen Saturday afternoon after police failed to find an armed suspect from a car chase who fled inside the store.
The Walmart was closed about five hours while police conducted the search. Police evacuated the store after an armed suspect from a car chase fled into the store about 10 a.m. The chase started in Belton and ended in the store’s parking lot.
The search for the suspect ended about 2:45 p.m. without police finding the suspect, who people believe escaped while the store was being evacuated. The store was expected to reopen about 3:30 p.m.
At least one police dog and a police tactical team were brought in to help with an in-depth search of the store.
Bethany Bashioum, Special to The Kansas City Star