BREAKING NEWS: Ludington Movie Theater Back Open After Bomb Threat

5:30 pm: The Carmike Cinemas corporate office released a statement about the bomb threats today:

“On the evening of August 16th, Carmike Cinemas received a non-specific telephoned bomb threat at our corporate offices in Columbus, Georgia after hours.  We alerted community law enforcement officials and the FBI. Searches have been completed at the affected theatres by members of law enforcement and nothing was found.

A federal investigation is underway and Carmike is assisting with this as well as in the many communities where we have theatres.  If additional details on the investigation are uncovered, we expect those to come from federal and local law enforcement agencies.

All theatres affected by the threat have been checked and deemed safe for use. Carmike Cinemas would like to express our thanks to the law enforcement agencies that quickly responded and ensured the safety of our guests. For movie listings please visit www.carmike.com.”

3:20 pm UPDATE: Ludington Harbor Cinema movie theater is back open after being cleared by Bomb Squad K9 Unit.

A Ludington movie theater is temporarily closed right now because of a possible bomb threat.

Ludington Harbor Cinemas was evacuated this morning after the home office of Carmike Cinemas received a bomb threat call threatening theaters nationwide.

Atlanta police say someone called in a threat to the Carmike Cinemas' corporate office in Columbus, Georgia, and they believe the caller was a former employee.

Several theaters across the nation that are owned by Carmike Cinemas are closed and being searched at this time by Bomb Squad K9 Units.

Stay with 9&10 News for the latest details on this developing story. We have a crew on the scene working on getting updates as they become available.