Freehold AMC movie theater reopens after bomb threat forces evacuation

The AMC movie theater in Freehold has reopened after an evacuation due to a bomb threat.

The AMC in Freehold has reopened following a bomb threat.

The AMC in Freehold has reopened following a bomb threat. (12/15/15)

FREEHOLD - The AMC movie theater in Freehold has reopened after an evacuation due to a bomb threat.

Freehold police responded to the theater on Trotters Way around 5 p.m. after one of the theater’s employees received the threat. 

According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, an employee at the theater discovered a note in the men’s bathroom that indicated that there were multiple bombs in multiple theaters set to detonate at a specific time.

Movie patrons were asked to leave the theater. Local and county law enforcement agencies responded to the theater once it was empty to search for any threats.

No explosive devices were found, and the theater was reopened.

Anyone who might have any information about the threat is asked to contact Detective Pamela Riccardi, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443, and Detective Daniel Valentine, of the Freehold Township Police Department, 732-462-7908.

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Freehold movie theater bomb threat

Monmouth County Prosecutor Detective Pamela Riccardi - 1-800-533-7443

Freehold Township Police Detective Daniel Valentine - 732-462-7908

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