Franklin Police find empty movie theater after standoff

Posted at 9:06 AM, Aug 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-25 14:58:33-04

Franklin, Virginia - Franklin Police are investigating after they say two people may have broken into an old movie theater.

On Monday morning, an officer was checking a building in the 1300 block of Armory Drive and found two people behind an old movie theater.

The two individuals ran away, and inside the theater, Lt. Whitt says.

The officer believes the two people broke into the theater.

Officers and emergency crews have left the scene. Crews searched the entire building, and did not find anyone.

Lt. Whitt says no shots have been fired.