- Jan Vertonghen’s spouse and kids are “in shock but ok” after being held at knifepoint throughout a burglary at their north London dwelling.
Modified 16 Mar 2020, 18:02 IST
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen says his family are recovering after being the victims of a house burglary whereas he was away on Champions League obligation.
Vertonghen’s spouse and kids had been held by 4 males carrying balaclavas and wielding machetes, who then made off with electrical gadgets.
The family had been bodily unhurt in the course of the incident, which came about final Tuesday when the Belgium centre-back was a part of the Spurs squad crushed 3-Zero at RB Leipzig.
“I’m ok. Obviously it is a huge shock for everybody,” Vertonghen informed The Sun.
“The family are in shock but ok. It is what it’s.”
A press release issued by the Metropolitan Police learn: “Police had been referred to as to a residential tackle in NW3, at 19.49hrs on Tuesday, 10 March to a report of a burglary. Officers attended.
“It was reported 4 males carrying balaclavas, armed with knives, had entered the property and stolen various gadgets earlier than leaving.
“Nobody was injured. The suspects had left the scene earlier than officers arrived.
“There have been no arrests. Enquiries proceed.”
Both the police and Tottenham have urged anybody with info that might help with the enquiry to name 101 and provides the reference CAD 7358/10Mar.
Published 16 Mar 2020, 18:02 IST
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