Bomb squad called to Natural Grocers in Pueblo, store evacuated

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The bomb squad has been called to a Pueblo area grocery store after a robbery, police said. 

According to Captain Kenny Rider with PPD, on Monday afternoon a man walked into Natural Grocers, located on 29th Street near the Pueblo Mall, where he handed a clerk a note. The note said that he had a bomb and for them to give him money. 

Rider said that after the clerk handed over some cash the man left the store. A short while later employees found a bag in the front of the store and the bomb squad was called to the building to investigate as a precaution. 

Rider noted that the store had been evacuated while the bomb squad was on scene. 

The suspicious device was determined to not be a bomb. 

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