Sheriff’s office investigating incident at Martinsville movie theater

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

MARTINSVILLE – The Henry County Sheriff‘s Office is investigating after five people were allegedly held against their will at a movie theater.

The incident occurred Friday at around 10 PM at Movie Town Theatre on Veteran Road.

The Martinsville-Henry Communications Center describes the suspect as being “a black male, 5"9-10, thin statue, camo facemask, black coat, black Adidas pants with a white stripe and red hat and a handgun with a silver slide.”

The man fled the area headed towards Tatum Drive, according to the communications center.

This is a developing story, BTW21 will keep you updated.

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