Welsh beauty Katherine Jenkins ‘caught up in horrific Chelsea mugging’

Katherine Jenkins intervened after witnessing an elderly lady being mugged in the exclusive area, famed for its exclusive bars and restaurants.

The Welsh beauty was then caught up in a theft while she was on her way to rehearsals at the Straubenzee Memorial carol service at St Luke's Church.

Around 3:15 pm on December 4th, the 39-year-old was walking to the service when she witnessed the elderly lady being robbed by a gang of youths.

Jenkins then decided to step in to intervene in what witnesses described as an "extremely violent" incident.

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After stepping in, Katherine, a mum-of-three, was then horrifically mugged herself.

Witnesses claim that the international superstar was visibly close to tears while she waited for London Met officers to arrive.

Katherine allegedly waved down officers, but despite being visibly distressed, the singer was later able to identify her attackers.

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It's believed that as police patrolled the elite area, they were soon able to identify the two attackers.

One of the alleged attackers was seen running nearby and was heard shouting at the top of her voice while people doing shopping nearby looked on.

A second teen, wearing glasses, was later seen in handcuffs near to where the incident happened.

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One of Jenkins' alleged attackers was driven away in a blue flashing van, while the other looked distressed.

A representative for Scotland Yard said: "Police were called at 15:10hrs on Wednesday, 4 December to reports of a robbery on Kings Road, SW3.

"Officers attended and arrested two girls, both aged 15, on suspicion of robbery.

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"A female member of the public had attempted to intervene.

"An officer was assaulted but didn’t require hospital treatment.

"The two girls were released under investigation. One of them was re-arrested on Thursday, 5 December in connection with the same incident after further information was received.

"She remains in custody."

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The carol service Katherine was on her way to, was organised by the Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund, which was set up after the 18-year-old who was a close friend of the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex died in a car crash in 2002.

Speaking to the Daily Star Online, a representative for Katherine said: "Katherine was in London to sing at the Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Charity Carol Concert at St Lukes Church.

"On her way to rehearsal she witnessed an older lady being viciously mugged and intervened to help.

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"As a result of her stepping in, Katherine was then mugged herself.

"However she helped the police identify the perpetrator & the young woman was arrested shortly afterwards.

"Miraculously, Katherine still managed to perform at the concert as she didn't want to let the charity down

"This is an ongoing investigation so we are unable to comment further."

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