The comedian Michael McIntyre was robbed by moped-riding thieves armed with hammers while he waited to pick up his children from school, it has been reported.
The windows of the 42-year-old’s black Range Rover were smashed and he was reportedly forced to hand over a watch during the incident.
A spokesman for McIntyre did not respond to a request for comment on Monday. But the Sun quoted his agent as saying: “Michael was involved in an incident involving armed robbers. He is absolutely fine and helping police with their inquiries.”
Scotland Yard said they were called just before 2pm on Monday “to reports of a robbery” in north London.
The Metropolitan police appealed for witnesses, adding: “The victim was stationary in his car when two males on a moped smashed the car windows with a hammer before stealing property. No injuries were reported. No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.”
Witnesses, who did not want to be named, told the Sun that men dressed in black attacked McIntyre, screaming at him to hand over his watch, before speeding off. McIntyre was reportedly joined by his children soon afterwards and sought to comfort them.
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