ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CBSDC) – A man was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly simulating having a gun in an Annapolis movie theater.
Officers responded to a disturbance call at around 3:47 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bow Tie Cinemas in Annapolis Harbour Center in the 2400 block of Solomons Island Road. A 25-year-old man, Kyle Nolan Tanner, has been identified as the suspect who fled a theater after allegedly shouting expletives at a movie screen and simulating pointing a gun at fellow moviegoers.
Police say witnesses told them Tanner entered the theater wile a movie was already playing, sat down in the front row and began shouting toward the screen and its patrons. The witnesses said he then left the theater twice, then returned one final time and reportedly began pointing at people watching the movie, simulating that he had a gun in his hand, all while continuing to curse at the moviegoers.
Some people fled the theater and the police were called.
Tanner was apprehended by police and charged with disorderly conduct, reckless endangerment and second-degree assault.
Kyle Nolan Tanner is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis.