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Ovation Theater offers families free tickets, popcorn after ruffians smash glass

Posted at 10:51 AM, Jul 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-14 13:18:42-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- It takes more than ruffians to stop the show at Carmike Ovation Cinema 10. Employees arrived at the theater to prep for the day, and discovered the front, glass windows had been smashed overnight.

According to a viewer, who was taking her kids to a movie, rocks had been thrown at the glass.

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The theater, located on Alverser Drive, opens for early morning movies. Today they launched their Summer Kids Series at 10 a.m. with the feature Monsters vs. Aliens.

Instead of closing the theater, according to the tipster, the employees offered "free admission, drink,s and popcorn" -- specifically just for those early morning shows.

Employees arrived to find smashed glass.

Employees arrived to find smashed glass.

They tipster reached out to CBS 6 because they felt it "was good-feeling news."

The manager, stating company policy, wouldn't comment on what the thieves may have taken.

Glass repairmen were already on scene when the movie started, repairing the windows.

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