Whinny City Pony Con is returning to normal scheduled functions, following a bomb threat made against the convention this evening. The threat, we're told, came on a Periscope video stream of the concert, which caused the staff to close all convention spaces for the evening, until the threat was cleared.
According to Convention Co-chair Charlie Worthley, the threat was made by a twitter user named @slacka and a group referred to as "Supreme Lean Team".
"Going from the concert to the panel rooms, having to shut things down because of some pathetic lowlife's idea of a joke, was devastating." Charlie said in a tweet after the fact. "I'm so incredibly sorry to anyone that was upset by the way tonight ended. I feel awful that we had to do that."
The perpetrator shows no evident remorse for his crime, and has since retweeted the convention's shutdown announcements.
More on this as it develops.
Current theory of what led to this:
We tracked down his Skype, which he registered using the Microsoft Windows Live ID: LeakingLynx