Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:01am ET by Pressparty
Man arrested after alleged Lana Del Rey kidnap plot
A man has been arrested in Orlando, Florida, on suspicion of planning to kidnap the U.S. singer-songwriter, Lana Del Rey.
He was found with a knife near the Amway Center on February 2. Del Rey performed a show at the 20,000 capacity venue that night. The police released a statement about the event in the Downtown area of Orlando on social media, which read:
“The threats were reportedly made by Michael Hunt, 43, of Riverview, Florida. OPD Detectives considered the information a credible threat, and took investigative measures to locate Hunt.
“OPD officers came into contact with Hunt at Hughey Avenue and Central Boulevard on Friday evening, one block from the Amway Center. When he was taken into custody, Hunt was in possession of tickets to the Lana Del Rey performance and a knife."
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