A Little River man was arrested after North Myrtle Beach police said he made a bomb threat to a local Wal-Mart, according to authorities.
Justin Matthew McCoy, 23, of Little River was booked into the North Myrtle Beach Jail at 10:38 a.m. Wednesday on a charge of first-offense making a bomb threat, according to jail records. McCoy remained jailed at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on $10,000 bond.
North Myrtle Beach police were called about 4 p.m. Monday to the store after a man had called and made the threat, said Pat Dowling, North Myrtle Beach city spokesman. Store managers evacuated the business and a search for anything suspicious occurred, but nothing was found.
The store was reopened about an hour later, Dowling said.
It was unclear how police connected McCoy to the incident and took him into custody.