Chris Eubank Sr. attacked for Louis Vuitton bag
Legendary British boxer Chris Eubank Sr. was assaulted and said he couldn’t believe it. Besides the precious Louis Vuitton bag, the boxer said he also lost part of the Belgian Waitrose chocolate with hazelnuts.
Eubank, 55, told The Evening Standard he was on his way to a Barclays branch on Edgeware Road when the thief ran from behind and snatched the brown £ 400 wallet – about $ 547 in US dollars – under his arm at 1:30 p.m. local time. Tuesday. The former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion also said the suspect took aim at him.
The bag contained a bandana he wore on “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” and ID for his role as City Marshal in Opelousas, Louisiana. There was also a quarter of a Waitrose Belgian hazelnut chocolate bar.
“This is what really ruined my day,” he said.
“He’s been here six days just ready to eat.” I like it at this temperature, and they took it.
Eubank, father of Chris Eubank Jr., said he had only seen the back of the thief’s head, but was “well dressed in stylish jeans.”
He immediately reported the incident to the police. Staff confirmed that CCTV was covering the area.
The thief fled on foot.
Local police confirmed there was a reported bag removal that matched Eubank’s story around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. No one was injured and there were no arrests, authorities said.
“He couldn’t know who I was because he wouldn’t have tried. He was just looking at the price, ”Eubank said.
“It was over in seconds and he was on the road like a sprinter with a stick,” he added. “I didn’t even think about chasing him at first, that was the shock.”