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Raheem Sterling has left the England World Cup squad in Qatar and returned to London after his house was burgled.
Surrey Police mentioned the occupants of the home returned to seek out jewelry and watches had been taken. No threats of violence had been concerned.
The participant’s spokesperson mentioned Sterling was “prioritising the wellbeing” of his three younger kids.
Sterling was mentioned to be “shaken” and “as quickly as he was alerted he needed to get house”.
The spokesperson, talking on Sunday, added the intruders had been armed and the household had been house.
However the police mentioned in a press release on Monday: “We might reassure our communities that no witnesses have come ahead to this impact.”
The assertion learn: “On Saturday, December 3 the occupants returned to the deal with after arriving house from a world journey. They contacted police simply earlier than 9pm to report numerous objects of jewelry, together with watches, had been stolen.
“Officers attended the deal with later that night time and returned to talk to the occupants this morning. Presently it stays unclear on which date the property was stolen and establishing this varieties a key a part of our investigation.
“Enquiries into the total circumstances stay ongoing and officers will have a look at all accessible proof together with any CCTV alternatives. “
They added no arrests had been made.
Talking after Sunday’s 3-0 victory, England supervisor Gareth Southgate mentioned: “Typically soccer is not crucial factor and household ought to come first.
“We wish to give him that area and we are going to see over the following few days how that develops.”
Sterling’s team-mate Declan Rice mentioned: “I noticed him at breakfast this morning, then the supervisor mentioned he had the difficulties at house so we have all despatched him a message.”
England’s subsequent match on the World Cup is in opposition to France within the quarter-finals on Saturday.
Sterling is the second participant to go away the England squad after Arsenal defender Ben White, who returned to the UK on 30 November for private causes.
Two years in the past, three burglars who focused numerous houses within the north west of England, together with an tried break-in the place Sterling lived in Cheshire in November 2018, had been jailed.
The Chelsea ahead began and scored in England’s 6-2 win over Iran of their opening group sport, earlier than being referred to as on once more for the 0-0 draw with the US.
Southgate opted as an alternative to play Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden both aspect of Harry Kane for England’s 3-0 win over Wales.
The England boss has typically relied on Sterling throughout main tournaments; he began all seven of England’s Euro 2020 matches.
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