Michael McIntyre robbed by men on moped

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Image caption The particular robbery happened outside his kid’s school in Golders Green upon Monday afternoon

Comedian Michael McIntyre was robbed by two males on a moped while he had been parked outside his children’s college, his publicist said.

The men smashed his vehicle windows with a hammer on Mon before taking his watch plus fleeing, it was reported.

His wife Kitty said the particular star was “fine” after the thievery at about 14: 00 BST upon North End Road in Golders Green, north-west London.

Asked if they were concerned about the particular family’s safety, Ms McIntyre mentioned “no”.

“The target was stationary in his car whenever two males on a moped broke the car windows with a hammer prior to stealing property, ” the City Police said in a statement.

Police said no accidental injuries were reported and no arrests are actually made.

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Picture caption The men apparently smashed his window with a sludge hammer
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Picture caption Mr McIntyre has been seen comforting his son following the attack

Local residents spoke to BBC Radio London following the robbery.

One woman, who failed to want to be named, said: “I’ve resided here for years, and normally the problem is down the other end from the road towards Hampstead. ”

She said Hampstead appeared to be increasingly targeted because it is a rich area.

But one more resident, who has lived on the abundant road for 30 years, said: “I’m not worried because I may wear a Rolex and don’t generate around in a Range Rover. inch

McIntyre is a stand-up comedian and host of Sunday night entertainment series Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.

Their UK tour in 2012, during which this individual played to over 700, 000 individuals in 71 venues including ten nights at London’s O2 market, reportedly earned the comic £ 21m.

McIntyre is a judge on Britain’s Obtained Talent and has appeared on many quiz panel shows.

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Media caption The particular London streets most affected by ride-by moped thefts

Meanwhile, a gang upon scooters armed with knives and hammers reportedly raided a jewellery shop in Regent Street .

Police said the potential foods stole “several items of property”.

One man has been imprisoned on suspicion of robbery.

BBC News correspondent Andy Moore said: “This is the sort of issue that’s happening on a daily basis on London’s streets.

“It is a problem elsewhere but it appears to be the capital is suffering terribly. inch

The number of offences performed by criminals using mopeds working in london has increased from 827 offences this year to more than 23, 000 this past year.

Data obtained by the BBC showed during that period, a lot more than 40% of such offences occurred in just two boroughs – Camden and Islington.

Use our tool to see just how badly your neighbourhood is impacted (London only).

Moped Crimes in London

Oxford Street, Western end

  • 4 th worst out of 654 wards
  • 1, 393 moped crimes in the last 5 years
  • 756 of them were in 2017
  • 113 moped offences committed on Market Place
    (West End’s most dangerous street since 2012)

Types of moped crimes for Western End

Theft and handling: 1100
Robbery: 187
Theft: 85
Violence: 11
Criminal damage: 7
Other: 3

Camden Town along with Primrose Hill, Camden

  • 9 th most severe out of 654 wards
  • 752 moped crimes within the last five years
  • 622 of them were in 2017
  • 103 mokick crimes committed on Regent’s Park Road
    (Camden Town with Primrose Hill’s biggest road since 2012)

Types of moped crimes to get Camden

Theft and handling: 649
Robbery: 78
Theft: 10
Violence: 8
Criminal damage: 5
Other: 2

South Kensington Museums, Brompton & Hans Town

  • fifty eight th worst out of 654 wards
  • 161 moped offences in the last five years
  • 105 of them were within 2017
  • 10 moped crimes were each dedicated on Egerton Garden Mews , Lucan Place and Sloane Street
    (Brompton & Hans Town’s most dangerous roads since 2012)

Types of moped offences for Brompton & Hans City

Robbery and handling: 73
Robbery: 61
Burglary: 18
Assault: 6
Criminal damage: three or more
Other: 0

Buckingham Palace, St James' s

  • 20 th worst out of 654 wards
  • 386 moped crimes in the last five yrs
  • 166 of these were in 2017
  • sixteen moped crimes had been committed on Kean Street
    (St James’s’s biggest road since 2012)

Types of moped crimes intended for St James' s

Theft and managing: 314
Robbery: 34
Burglary: twenty one
Violence: 10
Criminal harm: 6
Other: 1

Southbank, Cathedrals

  • 22 nd worst out of 654 wards
  • 331 moped crimes in the last five many years
  • 192 of these were in 2017
  • twenty six moped crimes had been committed on Southwark Street
    (Cathedrals’s most dangerous street since 2012)

Types of moped crimes for Cathedrals

Fraud and handling: 265
Robbery: 45
Burglary: 15
Assault: 3
Criminal damage: three or more
Other: 0

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