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Columbus, OH: Movie Theater Prop Draws the Attention of Bomb Squad

Posted on Tuesday, May 9th, 2006. Last Updated on Tuesday, May 9th, 2006 1:01 PM by Scott Jentsch

The staff at Marcus Cinema - Crosswoods Center in Columbus, Ohio generated some unintended attention on Monday when a prop made as part of a Mission: Impossible III scavenger hunt was mistaken for a bomb.
"You had to walk around the theater lobby and find the objects from the movie," said Carlo Petrick, communications manager for Marcus Theatres. Those items included a briefcase, a cell phone, and "this object, which was supposed to represent C-4 plastic explosives from the film," he said. The promotion didn't lead to any problems until someone, police don't know who, removed the C-4 prop from the lobby and left it in the lot out front of the theater near I-270 and Rt. 23. A passer-by spotted it there at 9:13 a.m., sending Columbus police, fire crews, and the bomb squad to the theater, fire Capt. Steve Saltsman said.
Click the read link to read the whole story as reported by The Columbus Dispatch.


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