Roma defender Chris Smalling was the victim of an armed robbery at home on Friday. Yesterday, Chris Smalling and his family were robbed at gunpoint.
The robbery took place at the former Manchester United centre-back’s home in southern Rome, in the Appia area.
The three perpetrators allegedly entered via the bedroom window, and they stole luxury watches and jewellery.
They broke in by removing a grating from the window of the player’s bedroom. The family was then forced to hand over the valuables at gunpoint.
Three Rolex watches, jewellery, and around 300 euros in cash were stolen.
Though Chris Smalling and his family were robbed at gunpoint, none of them were physically harmed luckily. Still, Smalling revealed they were all “very shaken up” by the horrific incident.
Writing on Twitter, the Roma defender has posted a message of thanks to those who offered support to his family following an armed robbery at their home in Italy on Friday morning:
Smalling’s wife called the police around 5 AM. Now, the police are investigating the incident and trying to identify the three robbers responsible.
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