Westgate Twin robbed

Theater open when man flashes handgun, steals cash
Sep. 17, 2013 @ 08:11 AM

An armed man robbed the Carmike Westgate Twin cinema on Morganton Boulevard Saturday night, police reported.

Just before midnight, the man showed a handgun, demanded cash and left with a bank bag and $1,649.05, according to a Lenoir Police Department report. The theater was still open at the time, said Capt. Couby Stilwell.

Police did not release any further information.