By Kyle James   |  02-04-2018   News
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Orlando Police Department has arrested a man in Riverview, Florida just feet away from the Amway Center where Lana Del Rey performed Friday.

According to investigators, 43-year-old Michael Hunt was arrested in possession of a knife and tickets to the show bus was never able to make it inside the venue.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ARRESTED: Michael Hunt, for aggravated stalking &amp; attempted kidnapping w/a weapon. <br><br>After receiving a tip we deemed a credible threat, OPD got to him before he could get near singer Lana Del Rey last night at her show at Amway Center. <a href="https://t.co/twVrOSxNqF">pic.twitter.com/twVrOSxNqF</a></p>&mdash; Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) <a href="https://twitter.com/OrlandoPolice/status/959928449870848001?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Orlando Police was alerted to posts Hunt made on social media which indicated a "credible threat" that lead to his arrest. Now, the would-be kidnapper has been charged with aggravated stalking and attempted kidnapping with a weapon.

Hunt wrote several Facebook posts stating he intended to kidnap Del Rey just before the concert Friday. "I want to see my queen on Friday and from that day forward our decisions will be as one," he said in a post on Tuesday.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ARRESTED: Michael Hunt, for aggravated stalking &amp; attempted kidnapping w/a weapon. <br><br>After receiving a tip we deemed a credible threat, OPD got to him before he could get near singer Lana Del Rey last night at her show at Amway Center. <a href="https://t.co/twVrOSxNqF">pic.twitter.com/twVrOSxNqF</a></p>&mdash; Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) <a href="https://twitter.com/OrlandoPolice/status/959928449870848001?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Hunt is currently being held at Orange County jail without bond.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">OPD Media release on arrest of Michael Hunt, 43, who stalked, made threats against singer Lana Del Rey.<br><br>Working off a tip,OPD Officers were able to stop Hunt, who was armed with a knife, before he could get to the Amway Center. <a href="https://t.co/mOsfGEwJIO">pic.twitter.com/mOsfGEwJIO</a></p>&mdash; Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) <a href="https://twitter.com/OrlandoPolice/status/959939641913892864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 4, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Lana Del Rey, also known by her real name, Elizabeth Grant, has been on tour in support of her 2017 album "Lust for Life." She is scheduled to perform next at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia next Monday.

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Source: https://www.thewrap.com/lana-del-rey-kidnapping-attempt-thwarted-by-orlando-police/

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Anonymous No. 17432 1517719704

Too bad he didnt kill this degenerate slut

Anonymous No. 17435 1517720331

wow, really insightful comment. thank you for that

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