A man has been arrested after making a bomb threat in an attempt to jump forward for free. Cat Doja concert in Indianapolis on Saturday (January 8).
Just before the gates opened around 5 p.m., police quickly cleared a crowd lined up near downtown Indianapolis’s Monument Circle, where fans gathered for a concert. Free outdoor featuring rappers/singers and indie music. pop music triangle AJR ahead of the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday.
Joshua Barker, deputy director of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD), told those around him that he had a bomb in his backpack. Indianapolis star. “Someone did the right thing and warned IMPD. The backpack was clean. ”
The IMPD has also issued a statement about Twitter after the incident.
“Nearby witnesses told police that this person said he had an explosive on him,” the department wrote. “IMPD officers responded, searched his bag and found no explosives. The man had an unrelated wanted warrant and was immediately arrested for it. “
Police did not release the identity of the man in custody. According to IMPD, the investigation is still ongoing.
Participation in the first-come, first-served concert was delayed by approximately 20 minutes, but the event continued as scheduled. Neither Doja Cat nor AJR have commented on the incident as of press time.
– IMPD (@IMPDnews) January 8, 2022
https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/doja-cat-concert-bomb-threat-man-arrested-1235016958/ Man arrested at Doja Cat concert after making fake bomb threat – Billboard