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Toccoa Walmart evacuated after reports of incident

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.



Reporting from the Toccoa Walmart, where shoppers and employees have just been allowed back into the building after being evacuated.

Law enforcement officials had searched for a possible kidnapping victim and suspect.

Toccoa Chief of Police Jimmy Mize informed Channel 3 NOW that they received a call from Hart County about a female kidnapping victim and her kidnapper possibly being in the Walmart.

Officials evacuated the store and conducted a search but did not find the suspect or victim.

Law enforcement does not have a photo of the vehicle, but they do have a description.

Chief Mize informed Channel 3 NEWS that it is a gray Toyota car with handicap tags, possibly headed back to Hart County or Franklin County. No further information is available at this time.

Chief Mize assured that there is no threat, and everyone has been allowed to re-enter Walmart.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.