A.C.E's agency, Beat Interactive, has spoken out after someone attacked the K-pop boy group's vehicle in what they are describing as a 'super glue terror incident'.
Also referred to as 'bond terror', it refers to someone applying glue to specific parts of a vehicle to impair its function and potentially cause an accident.
In a statement from the agency, it was explained that the incident took place at approximately 10pm on February 18, with someone targeting A.C.E's vehicle near their practice room. They wrote: "This incident has been found to have had the intention of causing harm to the artist and damaging property by figuring out the artist's transportation time frame and route in advance."
The agency says that they have reported the situation to local police and that using CCTV, they will identify the person in question and ensure they are punished without leniency.
The members have been experiencing the after-effects of the terrifying situation with the agency writing: "Due to the incident yesterday, the agency artist A.C.E's members Jun, Donghun, Wow, Kim Byeong Kwan and Chan are experiencing mental uneasiness and feeling fear of the same or similar situation occurring again.
Therefore, Beat Interactive will take active measures to not compromise aspects related to the artist's well-being and health".
They also explained that A.C.E are experiencing emotional pain after discovering numerous false rumours, personal attacks and defamatory statements about them online and on social media.
With the members' mental health significantly affected, their scheduled activities are being readjusted. They will also be receiving counselling.
You can read the full statement in Korean below.
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