Four machete-wielding robbers raid Vertonghen’s home with wife and kids inside

first_imgFOUR men armed with machetes broke into Jan Vertonghen’s house while he was away for Tottenham’s match against RB Leipzig.The defender’s wife Sophie De Vries and his two young children were at home when the balaclava-clad men entered the property at around 8pm on Tuesday.5 Jan Vertonghen’s house was targeted while he was away on duty with Spurs5 Vertonghen trains prior to the Leipzig game, in which he was an unused subCredit: AFP or licensorsA police investigation is underway following the incident on March 10 – but no arrests have been made yet.The Daily Mail report that the quartet, armed with knives and machetes, demanded valuables and cash.A source close to the Premier League club told The Express: “Jan’s wife was obviously terrified and did as she was told.”The group carried out a search and fled with electronic items.”The police carried out a scene examination.”Some officers did door-to-door checks to warn people and ask if anyone had seen anything.”A spokesman from the Met Police said: “Police were called to a residential address in NW3 at 7.49am on March 10 to report a burglary.”It was reported four men wearing balaclavas, armed with knives, had forced entry to the property and stolen a number of items before leaving.”Nobody was injured. There have no been no arrests made and inquiries continue.”5 Jan Vertonghen’s two young children were at home when the four men broke in View this post on Instagram Thank you for all your birthday wishes. This one was the best… 😀 A post shared by Jan Vertonghen (@jvertonghen) on Apr 24, 2019 at 9:33am PDTA Spurs spokesman said: “We have been supporting Jan and his family through this terribly traumatic time and we encourage anyone who has any information to come forward to help the police with their investigation.”Vertonghen was away in Germany at the time of the attack for Tottennham’s clash against RB Leipzig.Jose Mourinho’s side were booted out of the Champions League that night after a 3-0 defeat to the Bundesliga side.5 A police investigation is underway after Jan Vertonghen’s home was raided View this post on Instagram 😍 A post shared by Jan Vertonghen (@jvertonghen) on Mar 17, 2019 at 12:12am PDT5 Jan Vertonghen was away in Germany when his home was raidedCredit: Getty Images – GettyLucas Moura bursts into tears as Tottenham are dumped out of Champions League by RB Leipziglast_img

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