A group of armed men hijacked a truck carrying Harry Styles’ tour merchandise in Brazil.
The incident took place days before the As It Was hitmaker’s performance at Pedreira Paulo Leminski, reports aceshowbiz.com.
As reported by Brazilian outlet G1, the van was headed south on the motorway towards the southern city of Curitiba, where Harry Styles is scheduled to perform on Friday, December 10.
Three men, two of whom were reportedly armed, are said to have stopped the vehicle on the BR-116 road, also known as Brazil’s ‘Highway to Hell’, the attackers are yet to be traced Have got.
Brazil’s ‘Highway to Hell’ earned the nickname for its troubling history of child abuse along its stretch of more than 1,500 miles. The highway is also known for its danger to drivers and has had a record-setting number of fatal accidents along its route.
It was initially reported by local media that the truck contained Harry Styles’ musical instruments and that they had been stolen, but it was then clarified that it was actually a truck carrying T-shirts, posters and various other merchandise. Travel included.
Local police said the assailants “overpowered” the driver of the truck, although no details were released about any possible injuries.
No word yet on whether the Harry Styles show in Curitiba will go ahead. Following his show in Curitiba, he is set to play São Paulo on December 12 and 13, continuing the South American leg of his ‘Love On Tour’ shows.
The ‘Watermelon Sugar’ singer has a total of four shows scheduled across Brazil.
The ‘Love On Tour’ was originally scheduled to take place in 2020, but had to be rescheduled due to the COVID pandemic.
In other news, a fan invaded Harry’s stage while he was performing the One Direction song ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ during his gig. Rio de JaneiroJeunesse Arena on Thursday, December 8.
The said fan was seen trying to make his way towards the singer with his arms outstretched. After the attacker is tackled and removed by security, To trouble Told the crowd: “Well, that was something.”