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Fireworks set off in Md. theater; patrons evacuated

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(WJLA) - Police are searching for whoever set off fireworks inside a movie theater at the Arundel Mills Mall on Saturday evening.

Officers responded to the Cinemark Theater at about 10:10 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Investigators quickly determined fireworks were the cause of the noise. Police describe the device as homemade with some sort of fireworks inside of a juice bottle. The exact type of fireworks is unknown.

The theater was briefly evacuated and searched by officers and K-9's.

Nothing was damaged as a result of the detonation.

There were no injuries; however, one person was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries unrelated to the incident.

There are currently no suspects. Anyone with information should call police.

 

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