Thursday 20 September 2018

New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski had house robbed during Super Bowl defeat to Philadelphia

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl.

Foxborough Police Chief William Baker confirmed Tuesday morning that his department is investigating a burglary at Gronkowski's home.

He said officers responded to the home just after 6 p.m. Monday.

Baker said "out of respect for Mr. Gronkowski's privacy and because this is an active and dynamic criminal investigation we're not going to be releasing any information right now about what was stolen and whether any suspects exist."

But in a recording of call between responding officers and dispatch, a dispatcher says "multiple safes and possibly guns" were taken.

Gronkowski is one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history and had a strong second half in the Super Bowl, even though he couldn't help his side overcome the Philadelphia Eagles.

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