The Dutch home of an Israeli football player, Eran Zahavi, was broken into on Sunday. The robbers allegedly tied up his wife, assaulted her, and cut her hair in front of their children.
The robbers reportedly pretended to be delivery men to enter the household in Buitenveldert in Amsterdam. They entered the home to find Zahavi’s wife and children. One of his children was also harmed in the assault. According to locals, the robbers threatened to use a firearm.
At the time, Zahavi was on his way to meet his team (PSV Eindhoven) for a game against Willem II.
Horrible news for PSV striker Eran Zahavi as a robbery took place at his house today. According to @parool his wife was tied up and heavily assaulted in the presence of her 3 children. The robbers acted as package deliverers.
Wishing him and his family strength. So awful.. pic.twitter.com/Sne3atZ8En
— 𝐀𝐅𝐂 𝐀𝐉𝐀𝐗 💎 (@TheEuropeanLad) May 9, 2021
Little confirmed by Dutch police
Zahavi’s neighbours have confirmed the details, reports Het Parool. The Dutch police have confirmed very few details of the incident. The police were alerted to the robbery at around 4 AM. A spokesperson told Het Parool that they can confirm that a robbery took place at Arenborg in Buitenveldert, but that cannot confirm who the victim was.
The Dutch police were conducting a neighbourhood investigation in the early hours of this morning. A helicopter has been deployed to scope the local area.
STAY STRONG FAMILY ZAHAVI!♥️ pic.twitter.com/f9TzccgROs
— Joske Brenet (@JBrenessi) May 9, 2021
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