Victor Lindelof: Man United star catches and hands over thief to police

Victor Lindelof: Man United star catches and hands over thief to police

- Victor Lindelof helped an elderly woman retrieve her bag from robbers

- The Man United defender chased after the bike thief and retrieved what he stole from the woman

- Lindelof is currently in his country enjoying summer holiday after a long football season

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Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof flaunted his defensive skills after helping a 90-year- old woman retrieve her bag from an alleged bike thief who forcefully dispossessed her.

The 26-year-old was on a date with his wife when he saw the old woman losing her valuables to the thief around 10.30 am.

SunSport quoting Sportbladet reveals that the Red Devils star pursued the assailant and recovered the bag while he held on to the perpetrator until the police arrived.

A statement read: "The police would like to thank the witness for a rapid and sensible intervention made to restore the plaintiff's property."

A Man United spokesperson added: "He ran after the thief and got the bag back without using any violence. "Victor believes he was just doing what anybody would have done in that situation."

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Reports claim the robber in his 30s was released by the authorities, but will face charges of "aggravated theft" and "minor drug offences".

The defender is enjoying his summer holiday in his home country with his wife Maja after helping the Red Devils qualify for Champions League next season.

Victor Lindelof: Man United star catches and hands over thief to police
Victor Lindelof in action for Manchester United. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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He made 47 appearances for the Red Devils across competitions in the 2019-20 season and headed home to regain momentum ahead of the coming season. earlier reported that Mikel Arteta has invested a whopping sum of £20,000 to purchase a specially trained guard dog to help protect his home from intruders, Daily Mail reports.

The Spaniard becomes the latest Premier League big name to splash out £20,000 on a guard dog after Jack Grealish, Paul Pogba and Co invested in specially trained pets to protect their homes from potential intruders

It was gathered that the Gunners' boss purchased the dog just before their FA Cup victory over Chelsea.

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