Threatening Text Message Hoax

March 19, 2009 12:56:29 AM PDT
Police departments up and down the Valley have been flooded with calls about a threatening text message that police say -- is a hoax. The text message claims gang members plan to kill women at Wal-Mart as part of a gang initiation.

People have been forwarding this message nationwide. We talked to several local police departments who have reported receiving hundreds of calls from concerned citizens.

Police say there's no evidence this text message threat is real.

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