ALLEGED housebreakers found the perfect opportunity to strike at the home of Liverpool midfielder Fabinho as Premier League title celebrations were in full swing at Anfield on Wednesday night.
The Reds overcame Chelsea 5-3 before the English club let loose on colourful celebrations, complete with ribbons and a flaming display, in stark jubilation of the club’s Premier League title win, and their first top-flight title in 30 years. According to police, [suspects] broke into the Brazilian’s home between Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23.
Merseyside Police confirmed items of jewellery and an Audi RS6 were stolen during the raid in Formby, Merseyside. Police, however, managed to later recover the car in Wigan, Manchester nearly 36km away. Fabinho’s home, which is unknown to have had any people present at the time of the alleged burglary, including his recovered luxury car, have been forensically examined, according to reports.
At the time of publication, police said they were in the midst of conducting an ongoing investigation. The burglary was discovered when Fabinho returned to the property, just hours after the trophy celebrations, which had no fans present due to the current coronavirus control restrictions in the UK.
Detectives in Sefton are appealing for information following a burglary in Formby,” read a police statement. “Police were called to an address in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, July 23), when the occupants entered their house to find it had been burgled.”