U2 concert canceled in Sweden due to security breach

U2 concert canceled in Sweden due to security breach

STOCKHOLM (AP) — U2 canceled a concert in the Swedish capital of Stockholm after a security breach prompted police to evacuate the Globe Arena.

Stockholm Police spokesman Kjell Nildgren said they stopped Sunday's event because organizers reported a breach at the security check & ticket control points as spectators were entering the arena.

"They decided to stop the entrance for spectators & obtain the people out that had come inside in order to search the area, " Nildgren said Monday, adding that organizers believed the security checks had not been "done in the proper way."

p>"We are investigating a crime against Swedish weapon laws," Nildgren said, adding that police had not found any suspicious "persons or objects yet."

The concert was rescheduled for Tuesday.

In a statement on U2's website, organizers apologized for the inconvenience, saying the audience's "safety is the priority."

Source: “Associated Press”