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U.K. cinema bosses step up security following Colorado massacre

Bosses at British cinemas stepped up security on Friday night (20Jul12) following the Colorado midnight massacre.

Gunman James Holmes opened fire at a showing of Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises at a cinema complex in Aurora on Friday, killing 12 fans and injuring 59 others.

Staff at Odeon, Cineworld, and Vue movie theatres across the U.K. conducted bag searches and extra security checks after the horror, in a bid to stop a copycat incident from occurring, following advice from police.

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