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Tony Blair’s daughter held at gunpoint in London

Kathryn Blair. Picture: Getty

Kathryn Blair. Picture: Getty

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.

 

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