Man arrested for 'threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert in Costa Rica'

Man Arrested for Threatening Attack on Ariana Grande Concert in Costa Rica

Reports of the threat come two months after 22 people were killed during an explosion following Ariana's concert at Manchester Arena on 22 May (17). And now, weeks after the horrific event in Manchester, it appears that the pop star has had to deal with another potential attack at one of her tour stops.

A 22 year old Colombian man has been arrested after he was suspected of threatening an attack at an Ariana Grande in Costa Rica last weekend.

"Our work during this operation was first directed toward verifying whether we were indeed facing an attack threat", said Judicial Investigation Police Director Walter Espinoza, according to the Tico Times.




Security has been tightened at Grande's concerts since the attack at one of her Manchester shows and fans underwent three security checks for Sunday's gig. Police in Costa Rica detained a 22-year-old Colombian man in the early hours of Sunday morning (09.07.17) after alleged threats appeared online written in Arabic, but the show in Alajuela went ahead as planned.

Thankfully, following a manhunt and a 6am raid on his flat in the capital San Jose, the individual only known by the last name of Caicedo Lopez was swiftly brought into custody by the country's Special Tactical Response Unit.

The Break Free singer took to Instagram to pay her respects following her concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 5. Missed you. I love you. "We've lost everything. We have".

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