Theater evacuated abruptly

Local News

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Movies got cut short for dozens of people as police evacuated a theater.

The AMC theater in Champaign was cleared out and police were on the scene investigating.

People who went to the theater Sunday were standing out in the cold waiting for information why they were put out. 

Police got reports of someone under the influence making threats.

When officers got there, they took precautions to address the issue, and later determined those threats weren’t credible.

Dozens of people were escorted outside after the theater abruptly shut down. 

Customers were told they will get to refunded for their tickets. 

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