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Police Say Wal-Mart Gang Story Just A Rumor

Posted August 19, 2005 4:51 a.m. EDT

— A story circulating around Wilson, Rocky Mount and other towns across the country is not true, police say.

WRAL has received several e-mails that gangs will target a mother and child outside a Wal-Mart this weekend.

Police say they have no specific information that the story is true, but will increase security as a precaution.