German police probe claims ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann cut a neighbour’s internet cable… months after he was accused of damaging the 91-year-old’s garage with a CHAINSAW
- Jens Lehmann was accused of damaging a neighbour’s garage in July
- He is being investigated for allegedly taking a chainsaw to the new garage
- There are now fresh claims of vandalism against the 52-year-old German
- He has been accused of cutting a 91-year-old neighbour’s internet cable
Arsenal legend Jens Lehmann is facing new claims of vandalising a neighbour’s home just months after he was accused of taking a chainsaw to his new garage.
The former Gunners goalie is already being investigated for the chainsaw attack, reportedly triggered by the garage blocking his view of Lake Starnberg in Germany.
Now police are investigating if the 52-year-old former German national squad keeper could be responsible after his neighbour’s internet cable was cut.
The unnamed 91-year-old neighbour told German media: ‘Someone cut the telecom data cable.
‘My internet was connected to it, as was the surveillance camera that filmed Mr Lehmann during his chainsaw operation in July.’
The cable was reportedly only laid temporarily above ground due to construction work.
The architect cannot say for sure who cut the cable and there are reportedly no witnesses yet.
Ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been accused of cutting a neighbour’s internet cable
The accusation comes just months after he allegedly took a chainsaw to a neighbour’s garage
Lehmann was a member of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ team that went unbeaten in 2003-04
Lehmann also earned 61 caps for Germany across a 10-year period between 1998 and 2008
It is for this reason that he reportedly filed a complaint against unknown persons.
Chief Public Prosecutor Andrea Grape from the Munich Public Prosecutor’s Office reportedly said: ‘There are investigations into recent property damage.’
Lehmann is said to have entered his neighbour’s property in Berg am Starnberger See in July with a chainsaw before tearing off the power cable of the camera installed there, on some scaffolding.
Lehmann’s alleged chainsaw attack was reportedly filmed by a surveillance camera
He is then said to have then used the Stihl saw to saw off a roof beam that was reportedly blocking his view of Lake Starnberg.
But Lehmann was unaware that the surveillance camera filmed everything anyway because the camera kept running with batteries, according to local media.
A police operation followed, with officials securing the video and taking photos as evidence. Since then, Jens Lehmann has been investigated for damage to property.
There may also be an indictment with a trial.