Thankfully the police took this threat seriously, investigated and found Michael Hunt, 43 of Riverview Florida a couple blocks from the venue with tickets to the show and weapon in hand. He is now in custody and being charged with aggravated stalking & attempted kidnapping with a weapon.
According to the press release tweeted from the Orlando Police Department:
“On Friday, Feb. 2, Orlando police received a tip about a possible kidnapping threat to singer Lana Del Rey (Elizabeth Woolridge Grant), who was scheduled to perform at the Amway Center that night.”
“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 in 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. At no time was he able to make contact with Ms. Grant.”
Hunt is currently being held at the Orange County jail on no bond.