Tottenham Star Yves Bissouma Assaulted in Cannes Robbery

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Yves Bissouma was attacked with pepper spray and robbed by two hooded assailants outside a luxury hotel in Cannes. The attackers stole his watch worth 300,000 euros before fleeing. Bissouma's lawyer confirmed the incident but declined further comments as the investigation is ongoing.


Reuters | Updated: 03-06-2024 20:24 IST | Created: 03-06-2024 20:24 IST
Tottenham Star Yves Bissouma Assaulted in Cannes Robbery
Yves Bissouma

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Yves Bissouma was attacked with pepper spray by two assailants in the early hours of Sunday, the Malian player's lawyer said, confirming media reports. The 27-year-old player was with his partner outside a luxury hotel in Cannes when the incident occurred at around 0400 local time (0200 GMT). The hooded attackers stole his watch worth 300,000 euros ($326,250.00) and fled.

Contacted by Reuters, Bissouma's lawyer Bastien Caire declined to comment further while the investigation is ongoing. ($1 = 0.9195 euros)

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