Scene cleared after officers investigate bomb threat

Police shut down Cinema Drive to investigate a bomb threat, but they didn't find anything.
Police shut down Cinema Drive to investigate a bomb threat, but they didn't find anything.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department cleared the scene on Cinema Drive after investigating a bomb threat.

According to officials, a call came in to the Carmike Cinema's corporate office Friday morning. Law enforcement agencies across the country responded to their local theaters.

Wilmington police set up a command post at the Sonic restaurant near Wilmington's Carmike Theater.

Officers walked through the building with employees, looking for anything suspicious. They did not find anything.

People at several business in the area were told to stay inside while police investigated.

There are reports of investigations into the bomb threat from Georgia to Oklahoma, but nothing has turned up so far.

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