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Suspect allegedly involved in Metro East Walmart bomb threat identified

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Ryan Unger has been charged with disorderly conduct and faces felony charges for making a bomb threat at a Metro East Walmart Ryan Unger has been charged with disorderly conduct and faces felony charges for making a bomb threat at a Metro East Walmart

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Two people are in custody after a bomb threat was made to a Metro East WalMart store Monday.

Police say 19-year-old Ryan Unger has been charged with disorderly conduct and faces felony charges for making the bomb threat. 

Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate the WalMart store in Highland, Illinois, located off State Route 143, after the threat was made around 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

According to police, two customers said they overheard the suspects talking about a bomb in the building as the exited the store.

Officials evacuated the store to do a sweep.

Several witnesses got the suspects license plate number and they were arrested a short time later.

A 17-year-old was also arrested. That suspect's name has not been released. 

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