Tony Blair’s daughter has escaped unhurt after being held up at gunpoint by two men during an attempted robbery.
Kathryn Blair, 25, was targeted as she walked down a central London street with her boyfriend and a group of friends.
A spokesman for the Blairs said: “Kathryn was with a group of friends. No one was hurt and nothing was stolen.”
Scotland Yard confirmed an incident involving two male suspects with a gun took place in Ivor Place, Marylebone, at 8.30pm on Monday night.
A spokesman said: “The victims were a man and a woman; the suspects were two males.”
The incident is being linked with another attempted robbery nearby half-an-hour earlier.
The police spokesman added: “On both occasions a firearm was seen but not used - no shots were fired.
“None of the victims were injured and nothing was stolen during the incidents.”
The first incident occurred in Boston Place at 8pm and involved a female victim and a male suspect.
Officers from Westminster borough are investigating both attempted robberies.
No arrests have been made.