Tottenham and England star Dele Alli held at knifepoint during burglary at his north London home and ‘thumped in the face’ while having jewellery and watches stolen
- Dele Alli’s house was broken into by robbers in early hours of Wednesday
- Tottenham star was thumped in the face but did not suffer serious injuries
- Two males broke into the back of England midfielder’s north London property
- Alli has been isolating with his brother, their two partners and long-term friend
Dele Alli was held at knifepoint and punched after robbers broke into his house during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The Tottenham midfielder was thumped in the face during the ordeal but did not suffer any serious injuries.
Two males broke into the back of Alli’s north London property just after midnight on Wednesday morning before threatening the Spurs star – who has been isolating with his brother Harry Hickford, their two partners and a long-term friend.
Dele Alli was held at knifepoint and punched after robbers broke into his house
Alli has been self-isolating with his brother, his partner and his girlfriend Ruby Mae (pictured)
Two males broke into the back of Alli’s north London property just after midnight – where his brother, Harry Hickford, has also been staying
Following a scuffle, during which Alli suffered a minor facial injury, the two culprits proceeded to take various items including jewellery and watches before fleeing.
Alli and the other victims who were downstairs are said to be shaken.
The 24-year-old’s property is covered by CCTV and the footage has been passed on to the police, who have opened an investigation.
Alli and his Spurs team-mates are expected to return to training at the start of next week as the Premier League work towards a June 12 restart date.
The Spurs star was thumped in the face during the ordeal but did not suffer serious injuries
The 24-year-old’s property is covered by CCTV and the footage has been passed on to police
A police spokesman said: ‘Police were called at approximately 00:35hrs on Wednesday, 13 May to reports of a robbery at a residential address Barnet.
‘Two males gained entry to the property and stole items of jewellery, including watches, before fleeing.
‘One male occupant of the property, aged in his 20s, suffered a minor facial injury after being assaulted. He did not require hospital treatment.
‘No arrests; enquiries into the circumstances continue.’
Alli, an England international, celebrates after scoring against Sweden at the 2018 World Cup