In a terrifying footage that has emerged Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are both seen attacked and then chased by knife weilding carjackers.The duo came out unharmed after escaping in the attempted robbery in London on July 25.
Social media footage of the attack shows the pair in an altercation with suspects on motorbikes wielding knives.
Arsenal have confirmed both passenger Kolasinac and driver Ozil were involved in the incident and are both unharmed.
The club are treating it as a “private matter” and say it does not affect the players’ pre-season training.
Met Police were called to Platts Lane in north London, where they spoke to both players who had travelled to a nearby restaurant following the incident.
The police say no arrests have been made, as their enquiries continue.
Met Police said in a statement: “Police were called to Platts Lane, NW3, shortly before 17.00hrs on Thursday, 25 July to reports of an attempted robbery.
“It was reported that suspects on motorbikes had attempted to rob a man who was driving a car.
“The driver, along with his passenger, managed to get away unharmed and travelled to a restaurant in Golders Green, where they were spoken to by officers.
“There have been no arrests. Enquiries continue.”
The childhood friends sped towards a Turkish restaurant on Golders Green Road where they are known, and staff raced to their aid as they abandoned the Mercedes 4×4 in the road.
Witnesses said 30-year-old Ozil looked ‘terrified,’ as the waiters and chefs rushed to defend their friend.