Three arrested over armed robbery of ex-boxer Amir Khan in London

The three individuals, who are 25, 24, and 20, are being detained on robbery allegations

By Web Desk
June 22, 2022
Amir Khan — Twitter 

LONDON: Three men were arrested on Wednesday for the armed robbery of former world champion boxer Amir Khan and his wife, BBC reported.

The 35-year-old claimed on Twitter in April that two guys snatched his £72,000 watch as a gun was "pointed in my face" on High Road in Leyton.

According to the Metropolitan Police, officers "investigating a gunpoint street robbery in Leyton," made three arrests.

The three individuals, who are 25, 24, and 20, are being detained on robbery allegations.

The police said: "no one was hurt during the incident, and no bullets were fired."

The 20-year-old male was also detained for ammunition possession, while the 25-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm to incite fear of violence.