The Janesville Mall has reopened its doors after a bomb threat caused the building to be evacuated on Saturday.
Janesville police were called to the Janesville Mall, 2500 Milton Avenue, at about 5:40 p.m. for a bomb threat made on Facebook, and involving the Kohl’s department store.
The mall’s employees and all customers were evacuated. By about 6:15 p.m., the parking lots in front of Kohl’s and Sears were empty, and police were blocking entrances to the parking lots of both stores.
Police personnel inspected the entire permimeter of the mall. Police also checked the Kohl’s store and the Steinhafel’s store, which is in a separate building between the mall and Milton Avenue.
The threat was made on Facebook, according to the news release.