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Video: Ozil, Kolasinac escape attempted robbery


Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are both unharmed after escaping an attempted robbery in London on Thursday.

Social media footage of the attack shows the pair in an altercation with suspects on motorbikes wielding knives.

Arsenal have confirmed both passenger Kolasinac and driver Ozil were involved in the incident and are both unharmed.

The club are treating it as a “private matter” and say it does not affect the players’ pre-season training.

Met Police were called to Platts Lane in north London, where they spoke to both players who had travelled to a nearby restaurant following the incident.

The police say no arrests have been made, as their enquiries continue.

Met Police said in a statement: “Police were called to Platts Lane, NW3, shortly before 17.00hrs on Thursday, 25 July to reports of an attempted robbery.

“It was reported that suspects on motorbikes had attempted to rob a man who was driving a car.

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