A Canadian music festival set to feature Creed and Weezer has been cancelled due to security issues.

The With Arms Wide Open hitmakers and rockers Weezer were due to kick-off Hockeyfest in Brantford, Ontario on Friday (01Jun12) but the three-dayevent has now been axed after local police officials pulled out of patrolling the event.

A statement issued by local police reads, "The Brantford Police Servicesupports and appreciates the importance of these events taking place in our city; however, the issues with the organization of Hockeyfest exceeded matters of security and left other involved agencies with a similar sense of frustration".

No other information was available as WENN went to press.

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