May 14 – Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli has been robbed at knifepoint at his £2 million North London home, the assailants getting away with hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of valuables.
Alli, 24, and his adopted brother were reportedly hurt in the incident after two men wielding knives broke into the player’s home late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning.
“Two males gained entry to the property and stole items of jewellery, including watches, before fleeing,” police said in a statement.
“Two male occupants at the property suffered minor facial injuries after being assaulted. They did not require hospital treatment. No arrests; enquiries into the circumstances continue.”
Alli, whose long-term partner was also in the house, was reportedly playing cards when the robbers broke in.
“Thank you for all the messages,” Alli, who was reportedly punched in the mouth, wrote on Twitter. “Horrible experience but we’re all okay now. Appreciate the support.”
He is due to return to training next week ahead of a possible resumption of Premier League matches in June following the coronavirus pandemic.
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