Chelsea ace Reece James, 21, reveals shocking CCTV as ‘cowardly’ thieves break into his home and steal safe with medals

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CHELSEA and England ace Reece James has revealed shocking CCTV of the second “cowardly” thugs broke into his home and stole his soccer medals.

The 21-year-old footballer mentioned the group of robbers broke into his home on Tuesday and snatched a safe containing his Champions League, Super Cup, and Euro 2020 medals.

Reece James has shared numerous CCTV clips of the shocking housebreakingCredit: INSTAGRAM
The group of burglars were caught on camera shining torches into the house
The group of burglars have been caught on digital digicam shining torches into the homeCredit: INSTAGRAM
The thieves stole James' Champions League, Super Cup, and Euro 2020 medals
The thieves stole James’ Champions League, Super Cup, and Euro 2020 medalsCredit: Getty
The Chelsea defender, right, confirmed he wasn't at home at the time and he is 'safe and well'
The Chelsea defender, right, confirmed he wasn’t at home on the time and he’s ‘safe and accurately’Credit: Instagram/reecejames

James shared numerous CCTV clips of the shocking housebreaking, exhibiting 4 suspects strolling up the driveway of his home and shining torches into the home.

One video shows the group struggling to open {{the electrical}} gates to the property as they elevate an infinite safe out of the home and roll all of it by means of the driveway.

The Chelsea defender shared the clips exterior his home as he appealed for followers to assist “identify and turn in these low life individuals”.

He added: “I hope together we can catch these individuals and deliver justice where it is due.”

James confirmed in an announcement on Instagram he wasn’t at home on the time and he’s “safe and well”.

He mentioned he was devastated by the theft of the medals, nonetheless added: “These medals have been acquired representing Chelsea and England – honours that may definitely not be taken away from me whether or not or not or not or not I’ve the bodily medals to point it.

“Nevertheless, I’m attention-grabbing to all my Chelsea and England followers to assist determine and flip in these low life people who is not going to ever be succesful to relaxation straightforward as the proof is mounting in opposition to them.

“The police, my advisers and Chelsea FC (and many others) are all behind me as we have firm leads on who the perpetrators are.

“We are closing in on them. Luckily, no individual was current by the use of the break in nonetheless I need to let all of I’m safe and accurately.

“I really do appreciate having the platform to tell you all about my misfortune and I hope together we can catch these individuals and deliver justice where it is due.”

It comes after charity presents have been stolen from James’ car whereas he was serving meals to hungry children in December closing 12 months.

He had returned to his car after the Felix Project occasion to look out the window of his automotive had been smashed.

The footballer posted an image of the harm on his Instagram account, with the caption: “Another rewarding expertise with the Felix Project in the intervening time serving meals to the youthful interval.

“Hopefully we unfold some pleasure forward of a tricky Christmas interval.

“Unfortunately, I was met with huge disappointment when returning to my car. During the event, someone felt the need to break in and steal gifts that I was due to go and donate later in the day.”

The thieves lifted a huge safe out of the house containing his medals
The thieves lifted an infinite safe out of the home containing his medalsCredit: INSTAGRAM
The burglars hoisted the safe into a car and sped off
The burglars hoisted the safe into a car and sped offCredit: INSTAGRAM
James celebrates with the Champions League trophy
James celebrates with the Champions League trophy

FOOTBALLERS TARGETED BY BURGLARS

Quite various star footballers have been centered by criminals in newest events.

1. Dele Alli

Tottenham midfielder was held at knifepoint closing 12 months when intruders broke into his home.

2. Angel Di Maria

Paris Saint-Germain winger wished to be substituted closing season in opposition to Nantes after his household have been the victims of a violent theft.

3. Wayne Rooney

Derby gaffer had his Cheshire mansion burgled in August 2016 when he was collaborating in in his personal testimonial.

4. John Terry

Chelsea legend had £400,000 of luxurious devices stolen in 2017 after he and his household have been on a snowboarding journey.

5. Steven Gerrard

The Rangers boss’ home was centered all by means of his time at Liverpool when he was collaborating in contained in the Champions League in opposition to Ajax in 2007.

6. Daniel Sturridge

England worldwide had his £4,000 Pomeranian stolen after burglars broke into his Los Angeles home in 2019. The canine was later discovered and returned to the striker.

7. Sadio Mane

The Liverpool winger had objects collectively with watches, telephones and car keys taken after numerous individuals compelled entry into his home.

8. Ian Wright

Arsenal icon’s home was centered in 2014 when he was away in Brazil as a pundit for the World Cup.

9. Phil Jagielka

The Derby centre-back was held at knifepoint in 2009 after an armed gang broke into his Cheshire mansion.

10. Frank Lampard

England icon has been centered FOUR instances by thieves, with the latest break-in occurring in May 2020.

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