Authorities from the city of Hiram, Paulding and Cobb counties responded Friday to bomb threats aimed at Hiram’s Movies 278, but public safety officials found nothing threatening in the search of the facility.
Earlier today, officers fanned out to Carmike locations in Atlanta, Canton, Cartersville, Conyers, Cumming, Newnan and Snellville after the movie theater’s corporate office received bomb threats from callers who identified themselves as employees of a Carmike vendor, according to WSB-TV and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Theaters in other states also were on alert.
“[Our movie theater] received a threat also,” Detective Donald Roberts of Hiram Police Department told Dallas-Hiram Patch. “The management at the store contacted us and requested that we come out and assist them with it. We went out and did an initial sweep of the theater to make sure there was nothing obvious that was in place.”
After Hiram officers performed their