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Man arrested for possible kidnapping threat against Lana Del Rey

Man arrested for possible kidnapping threat against Lana Del Rey

They arrested him just 60 metres from where she was performing.

Singer Lana Del Rey had a scare in Orlando Friday - a man heading to her gig was arrested for aggravated stalking with a credible threat and attempted kidnapping with a weapon.

The 43-year-old suspect faces charges of aggravated stalking with a credible threat and attempted kidnapping with a weapon. Someone called in a tip to the police, and lucky for everyone, they acted on it.

YIKES, tbqfh. Stay safe, Lizzie.

"OPD Officers came in contact with Hunt at Hughey Avenue and Central Boulevard on Friday evening, one block from the Amway Center".

Police did not specify the wording, but the newspaper quoted a series of posts in the days before the concert from a Facebook page apparently belonging to Hunt.

"I'm letting my feet rest before I take off with Lana", he added. "They all know I'm here".

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Hunt has a criminal history with 61 felony convictions that range from drug charges to violent crimes per Orange County Police.

Lana Del Rey attends the MTV EMAs 2017 held at The SSE Arena, Wembley on November 12, 2017 in London, England.

Hunt has served up to five prison terms to this point, with his latest ending in January of 2014 after a nine-month incarceration for fleeing from law enforcement.

Hunt is now being held in Orange County Jail without bond.

On Sunday, Del Rey took to her Twitter to confirm she was "doing fine" following the news.

While it was recently reported that she wouldn't make an appearance, Janet Jackson herself has confirmed that she will not be joining Justin Timberlake for his Super Bowl halftime show performance.


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