2 teens arrested in Manchester cinema disturbance – NBC Connecticut


On Sunday evening, two teenagers were arrested in a disturbance at a Manchester cinema.

Officers were called to the Cinemark Theater on Redstone Road at around 7.15 p.m. after receiving a report of a major disruption involving a group of teenagers.

About 20 teenagers were reported to be screaming, screaming and disturbing customers, according to police. When police arrived, they said the cinema had reported that teenagers became aggressive with them when asked to leave.

A theater worker said he was assaulted by a teenage girl and identified her to police. While trying to speak with the teenager, authorities said she became combative and started assaulting officers.

Mutual aid was requested by surrounding law enforcement due to the size of the unruly crowd. With the help of additional resources, police said the situation was quickly brought under control and two teenage girls were arrested in the incident.

Police say a 17-year-old Hartford girl has been charged with disturbing public order, two counts of assaulting a police officer, obstructing a police officer, criminal mischief and intrusion.

A second 17-year-old girl from Hartford was also arrested and faces charges of breach of public order and interference with an officer, authorities added.

No injuries were reported.


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