Carmike Cinemas addresses alleged sexual assault at Columbus the -, GA News Weather & Sports

Carmike Cinemas addresses alleged sexual assault at Columbus theater


Carmike Cinemas issued an official statement after an alleged sexual assault at Carmike 15 on Whittlesey Blvd. Tuesday, March 4.

The statement reads:

"The Carmike Cinemas organization has been notified that an alleged sexual assault occurred Tuesday evening in a restroom at its Carmike 15 theatre complex (5555 Whittlesey Boulevard) between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Our associates will continue to assist the local Columbus Police Department in their ongoing investigation and we encourage anyone with additional information to please contact Investigative Services at 706/653-3400. As an additional precaution, Carmike has an off-duty police officer patrolling during operating hours at its Carmike 15, Ritz 13 and Peachtree 8 locations through Sunday evening."

Authorities have not identified a suspect at this time.

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