Odessa police urging public to report suspicious activity and threats

Odessa Police Department vehicle stock photo. (William Malm/CBS 7)

ODESSA, Tx. (KOSA) -- The Odessa Police Department is urging citizens to immediately report any and all suspicious activity and threats they see.

On Thursday, September 5 a threat of someone coming to shoot up a local Walmart circulated on social media. As a precaution, Odessa police monitored both of the city's Walmart locations and assigned patrols.

Later that day the Midland County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection to the threat.

Anyone in Odessa who sees or hears about suspicious activity or threats is asked to call Odessa police at (432) 333-4961.