Brothers of Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold robbed in cafe – BBC News

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The victims had been on the Littlerock cafe on the busy Princess Road

The brothers of England footballers Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold had been attacked for the interval of an armed robbery at a restaurant.

Dane Rashford and Tyler Alexander-Arnold had been on the Littlerock cafe in the Moss Aspect dwelling of Manchester when it changed into once raided on Saturday.

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

Three of us had been injured in the raid, police stated, though it is unclear if the footballers’ brothers had been wound.

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

The robbers fled in two cars, a white Vary Rover belonging to 1 in every of the victims and a white BMW 3 Series. Police stated they later chanced on the Vary Rover on Bowland Drive in Fallowfield.

Four men, ancient 18, 19, 23 and fifty eight, and two 17-year-olds, had been arrested on suspicion of robbery. Two weapons had been seized by detectives as phase of their investigation.

Victims ‘shaken’

Officers stated the three men who entered the Littlerock restaurant threatened members of the final public and demanded they quit a living of car keys and other property.

Supt Ticket Dexter, from Greater Manchester Police, stated: “Fortuitously no person changed into once significantly injured, nonetheless the victims had been left understandably shaken following this incident.

“It is thanks to the swift journey of our officers that now we bear six men in custody, nonetheless this investigation is peaceable very grand ongoing and officers would possibly be in the dwelling persevering with with inquiries.”

He appealed for somebody with data to contact police.

Because the 1980s, Moss Aspect has been linked to medications and violence, though the dwelling has improved in the fresh years and attracted investment.

Closing August, two children had been amongst 10 of us wound in a shooting on the same weekend as the annual Caribbean Carnival.

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