Florida woman accused of making bomb inside Walmart

Florida woman accused of making bomb inside Walmart

A Florida woman is accused of trying to make a bomb in a Tampa Walmart.

Police said Emily Stallard walked around the store opening nails, a Mason jar and denatured alcohol, WFLA reported.

A security guard reported her to an off-duty officer, calling her behavior suspicious.

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Police said Stallard combined the items to make a bomb, inside the store, in front of her daughter, Bay News 9 reported.

Two men stopped Stallard from lighting a wick on the makeshift bomb until sheriff deputies responded, WFLA reported.

Stallard faces charges including attempted arson, fire bombing, child abuse and contributing to the delinquency or dependency of a child, Bay News 9 reported. She was held on $8,500 bond.

Emily Stallard
Emily Stallard (Hillsborough County Jail/Hillsborough County Jail)