Police in Simcoe are investigating a suspicious package that forced the evacuation of a Walmart store.

OPP say they were notified of a suspicious package around 6:20pm yesterday stating that employees from the store had evacuated people after they received a call of a suspicious package inside the store.

Const. Ed Sanchuck said on Twitter last night that the store was searched, no package was found and there’s no threat to public safety.

No further details have been released.