Robbery at Jan Vertonghen’s house


Spurs’ Jan Vertonghen’s family were held at a knifepoint during a robbery at his house.

The Tottenham Hotspur defender was away at the Champions League clash agaisnt RB Leipzig.

The Belgian international’s family had not travelled to the game and stayed home.

According to the police report, the footballer’s wife and children were held at knifepoint.

According to Goal, the report stated:

“Police were called to a residential address in NW3, at 19.49hrs on Tuesday, 10 March to a report of a burglary. Officers attended.”

“It was reported four men wearing balaclavas, armed with knives, had entered the property and stolen a number of items before leaving.”

“Nobody was injured. The suspects had left the scene before officers arrived.”

“There have been no arrests. Inquiries continue.”

Spurs confirmed that Vertonghen was being supported by the club through the ordeal.

Tottenham announced:

“We have been supporting Jan and his family through this terribly traumatic time.”

“We encourage anyone who has any information to come forward to help the police with their investigation.”

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