PINOLE -- Employees and customers were evacuated from an electronics store Friday night after the business received a bomb threat, police said.

An employee at the Best Buy store at 1490 Fitzgerald Dr. flagged down a police officer in the parking lot about 7:58 p.m., according to a statement from Pinole police. Employees and management had already begun evacuating the store.

Police cordoned off the store and interviewed the staff. BART police also assisted, bringing an explosive-sniffing dog to help search the store.

No suspicious devices were located after a search of the store. Employees were allowed back in just after 10 p.m.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at djimenez@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.



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