Latest Ariana Grande Concert Threat Defused After Man Arrested in Costa Rica

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

As the Associated Press reports, a 22-year-old Colombian man has been arrested in Costa Rica on suspicion of threatening to stage an attack at Grande's Costa Rican concert on Sunday night.

In May, 22 people were killed and scores were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the end of concert by Grande in Manchester.

Ariana Grande, 23, later performed for 14,000 fans as planned at the Parque Viva.

The suspect made the threats online about the concert in Alajuela, Costa Rica - which went ahead as scheduled on Sunday. Two weeks later, Grande returned to Manchester for the "One Love Manchester" benefit concert.

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 director of the OIJ, Walter Espinoza, said: "The original threat was in the Arabic language and indicated that there could be a situation of danger or an attack at the concert". The pop star has yet to comment on the news but took to Instagram to share her excitement after her weekend gig. Saffie's family also paid tribute to her on her birthday. She wrote on Twitter: "Saffie, we're (thinking) of you baby". "We've lost everything. We have, we've lost everything, because life will just never be the same".



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