NORFOLK, Virginia — Many are looking forward to seeing the new, highly-anticipated film, Joker which opens in theaters this week.

As a precaution, Norfolk police plan to increase law enforcement presence in and around local theaters until further notice.

The department posted the notice on Twitter. It said police haven't received a threat, but there are concerns stemming from the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting in which 12 people were killed and 70 were hurt during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."

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