Brothers of football stars robbed at cafe

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The victims were at the Littlerock cafe on the busy Princess Avenue

The brothers of England footballers Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold were attacked throughout an armed theft at a restaurant.

Dane Rashford and Tyler Alexander-Arnold were at the Littlerock cafe within the Moss Facet attach of residing of Manchester when it used to be raided on Saturday.

Three men wielded a suspected gun, machete and baseball bat.

Three other folks were injured within the raid, police said, though it’s unclear if the footballers’ brothers were pain.

Marcus Rashford is a striker for Manchester United while Trent Alexander-Arnold plays for Liverpool in defence. The footballers’ brothers moreover act as their representatives.

The robbers fled in two vehicles, a white Fluctuate Rover belonging to at least one of many victims and a white BMW Three Assortment. Police said they later found the Fluctuate Rover on Bowland Pressure in Fallowfield.

Four men, historical 18, 19, 23 and fifty eight, and two 17-300 and sixty five days-olds, were arrested on suspicion of theft. Two guns were seized by detectives as piece of their investigation.

Victims ‘shaken’

Officers said the three men who entered the Littlerock restaurant threatened participants of the final public and demanded they hand over a diagram of car keys and varied property.

Supt Impress Dexter, from Elevated Manchester Police, said: “Fortunately no one used to be seriously injured, but the victims were left understandably shaken following this incident.

“It is attributable to the swift action of our officers that we obtain now six men in custody, but this investigation is quiet very great ongoing and officers will most definitely be within the attach of residing persevering with with inquiries.”

He appealed for anyone with recordsdata to contact police.

Since the 1980s, Moss Facet has been associated to medication and violence, though the attach of residing has improved in primarily the most standard years and attracted funding.

Closing August, two kids were among 10 other folks pain in a capturing on the identical weekend because the annual Caribbean Carnival.

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