Report of armed person leads to heavy police presence at Mansfield movie theater

Mansfield police officers responded to the Cinemark movie theater, located in the 2000 block of Highway 287, earlier this evening after reports of an armed person.

According to an official release by police, someone in the movie theater yelled, “He has a gun!” The theater where the incident took place was quickly evacuated.

Officers did not locate a gun or an armed person. There were no shots fired and no witnesses ever saw a gun. Mansfield PD is working to determine the identity of the person who made the claim.

If you have information, call MPD at 817-473-0211.