Teens Mugged At Movie Theater

By  | 

A summer night at the movies quickly went from idyllic to terrifying after police say a group of teens were accosted by armed robbers.

Tonight 11 News spoke with one of the teens about that frightening moment.

He says - at first the group thought it was someone they knew. That is, until they saw the gun.

19-year-old Brennan and a group of friends were leaving the Cinemark theater on Powers and Carefree around midnight when a dark SUV pulled up beside them. He says they were in a well lit area of the parking lot when the two men in the SUV demanded the teens' wallets.

"The first thing he told us was 'This is not a joke,' and before we even knew what he wanted we knew we were in real danger," Brennan said.

After the teens handed over their money, about $40 in cash, the suspects sped off.

Police say there were three people inside the SUV, but have not provided any further suspect information at this time.



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus