BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Aurora, Colorado theater where at least 12 people were killed during a midnight showing of Batman is owned by Cinemark, the same company that owns the mega theater on Airport Road in Boca Raton.
The Boca Raton Police Department isn't specifically discussing the Cinemark theater, but does say it has discussed the situation with several local businesses.
It is unclear if there have been requests from Cinemark's corporate headquarters in Texas request from the company's corporate increased patrols at the local theater, however, the department routinely has officers stationed there during high profile events and movie openings.
Cinemark, a national chain, also owns theaters in Davie and Boynton Beach, as well as many locations nationwide.
Cinemark purchased the three theaters from Muvico back in 2009.
Here is Cinemark's public statement:
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK): Cinemark is deeply saddened about this tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and loved ones, our employees, and the Aurora community. We are grateful for the quick and professional reaction of all local law enforcement and emergency responders.
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