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Carmike Cinemas addresses alleged sexual assault at Columbus theater

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Carmike Cinemas issued an official statement after an alleged sexual assault at Carmike 15 on Whittlesey Blvd. Tuesday, March 4.

The statement reads:

"The Carmike Cinemas organization has been notified that an alleged sexual assault occurred Tuesday evening in a restroom at its Carmike 15 theatre complex (5555 Whittlesey Boulevard) between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Our associates will continue to assist the local Columbus Police Department in their ongoing investigation and we encourage anyone with additional information to please contact Investigative Services at 706/653-3400. As an additional precaution, Carmike has an off-duty police officer patrolling during operating hours at its Carmike 15, Ritz 13 and Peachtree 8 locations through Sunday evening."

Authorities have not identified a suspect at this time.

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