Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is beaten and robbed by gunmen wielding iron bars at his Barcelona home, with the player and his wife ordered to open their safe before the gang flees with guns jewelry
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was robbed by at least four men in the early hours of Monday morning, according to reports in Spain
- Aubameyang, 33, was also beaten as several armed men burst into his home
- He was threatened with guns and iron bars as jewelry was stolen from a safe
- The Barcelona striker was attacked in front of his wife, Alysha Behague
Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was reportedly the victim of a violent burglary at his home in the Spanish city in the early hours of Monday morning – with several gunmen breaking in and beating him.
El Pais reports that at least four men climbed into his garden at the Castelldefels complex and threatened him with guns and iron bars – and the crooks escaped with jewelry after gaining access to the safe. strength of the player.
Aubameyang – who joined the club from Arsenal in January – was assaulted by the men in front of his wife Alysha Behague, according to the report, with the criminals escaping in a white Audi A3.
The 33-year-old has been with Behague for over a decade after meeting while the player was at AC Milan. They have two children together – Curtys, 11, and Pierre, six. It is not currently known if the children were at home when the break-in occurred.
The incident comes as Aubameyang is linked with a return to the Premier League after interest from Chelsea.
It’s not the first time Barcelona players have been robbed and robbed, with Aubameyang team-mate Robert Lewandowski having his £59,000 stolen outside the club’s training ground.
Lewandowski’s watch was ripped off as the 33-year-old waved to the fans ahead of an evening training session with Barca.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was allegedly the victim of an armed robbery at his home in the early hours of Monday morning
Aubameyang was at home with his wife Alysha Behague when the men broke into their property
The couple have two children together – Pierre (left), six, and Curtys (right) who is 11
The thief reportedly opened the door of Lewandowski’s car and took the watch as the Poland international signed autographs, before attempting to chase after the thief himself.
Police quickly arrested a suspect and Lewandowski collected his watch before taking part in the training session ahead of Sunday’s LaLiga game at Real Sociedad.
Last November, young winger Ansu Fati had his home robbed while he was downstairs watching the club play local rivals Espanyol.
Some of the 19-year-old’s family were sitting on the ground floor of the property during the break-in, which reportedly saw cash, watches and expensive jewelery stolen.
Family members expressed concern at around 10 p.m. when ‘noises’ were heard upstairs where assailants allegedly gained access to the property.
A 112 call was then made by the family concerned, but when police arrived they found no one upstairs, suggesting those who entered had since fled.
Fati, 19, went to the Mossos police station in Sant Cugat on Monday, according to La Vanguardia, as he detailed what was taken in the robbery.