Bomb threat evacuates Cinemark Theater at Boynton Beach Mall, investigators find nothing

The threat was written on a ticket stub

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- The Cinemark Theater 14 at the Boynton Beach Mall was evacuated Sunday night after police said someone threatened to blow up the building.

Investigators said someone wrote the threat on a ticket stub and then handed it to a movie theater employee. Police said the employee notified an officer who then called in for more officers.

"It was frightening, yeah it was frightening," said Arthur Hyman, who was inside the theater during the evacuation. "When we came out, there must have been every police car in Boynton Beach."

Hyman said he was watching "007: Skyfall" with his son when the movie all of a sudden stopped.

"The guy from the theater walks in and says, 'We've had an incident.' Meanwhile all the cops are coming into the theater and I'm sitting there and I see the police man has his gun drawn," said Hyman.

Hyman said he was rushed outside, given a voucher and left having no idea about the bomb threat.

Mall employee Kassidy Elmers did not know about the threat either.

"You know I got nervous. Like you hear about all the shootings and stuff," said Elmers.

Elmers said she was working inside when she walked out and thought the worst had happened.

"It's been crazy how things happen like that. Like in Colorado, the shootings everywhere, it can happen here," said Elmers.

After searching the theater with police dogs for hours, investigators found nothing.

Cinemark Theater did not comment on the incident.

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