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Kingwood theater evacuated after suspicious device found, police say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – The Show Biz movie theater in Kingwood was evacuated on Monday night due after a suspicious device was found, according to police.

Employees noticed a strange device attached to a gas meter and became alarmed, police said.

Two box trucks were seen in the area, and the theater manager made the call to evacuate everyone inside.

Police located the box trucks and found nothing suspicious, except for the fact that one of the trucks was stolen, according to police.

The device on the gas meter is used to make sure the meter is working properly, police said.