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Chief: Nothing Located at Canton Carmike

The Carmike Riverstone 15 Cinemas was one of at least six locations across metro Atlanta to receive the threat, according to WSB-TV.

Update 2:02 p.m.

Chief Bob Merchant just told Canton-Sixes Patch that "nothing was located" at  Riverstone 15 Cinemas. The movie theater had been evacuated while local authorities conducted "a precautionary search" of the location, one of at least six metro area Carmike theaters where bomb threats were confirmed.

Bomb dogs from the  were on the scene.

Update 12:42 p.m.

Chief Bob Merchant just told Canton-Sixes Patch that the Riverstone  movie theater has been evacuated while local authorities conduct "a precautionary search" of the location, one of at least six metro area Carmike theaters where bomb threats have been confirmed.

"We have the on scene right now with their bomb dogs," he said. "They're just searching for precuationary measures. Nothing suspicious has been found."

Original Breaking News Alert

A bomb threat has been confirmed at the Riverstone movie theater.

Canton is one of at least six cities across metro Atlanta to receive the threat, according to WSB-TV. 

Threats also have been confirmed at Carmike locations in Snellville, Cartersville, Conyers, Hiram and Newnan.

WXIA-TV, also known as 11Alive, reported that Carmike's corporate offices in Columbus, GA, received a call that multiple bombs had been planted in theater locations across the country.

Stay with Canton-Sixes Patch for updates.

Elsie Edmondson August 17, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Looks like The Bible is proving itself to be True everyday don't it ?Jesus is coming sooner than He was yesterday ! No one knows the day or the hour, but He said for us to watch, and I've been watching for a long long time. My thoughts on these situations is, Come Lord Jesus!

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