Kate Ferdinand breaks silence on terrifying raid on her home after brave Rio catches intruder in the garden | The Sun

PREGNANT Kate Ferdinand has broken her silence after a terrifying raid on her home.

Husband Rio Ferdinand caught an intruder in their back garden and held him until cops arrived.

The ex-England ace, 44, saw the man at his South East London home and managed to hand him over to the police.

Rio, who has three children with late first wife Rebecca, and one boy with ex-Towie star Kate, owns the stunning mansion in an exclusive estate in the Home Counties.

His heavily pregnant wife Kate appeared on ITV's Lorraine today to talk about her new book, How To Build A Family, when she told presenter Lorraine Kelly that they were "all safe and well".

Kate, 31, added: "Thank you for asking."


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The security scare is said to have left the family shaken up.

Despite the apparent attempt to get inside the Ferdinands’ home, the prowler was not arrested.

Ex-Met Police detective chief inspector Mick Neville said: “It’s good to see a TV celebrity and famous footballer taking action to defend his home and family.

Police took the intruder to ­hospital after he complained of feeling unwell.

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It is understood an investigation into the terrifying security breach is ongoing.

Former Towie star Kate became stepmum to Lorenz, 16, Tate, 14, and Tia, 12, after getting together with ex-England and Manchester United ace Rio Ferdinand and marrying in 2019.

His first wife Rebecca Ellison died of breast cancer in 2015, aged 34.

Kate is currently expecting their second child, a sister for their little boy.

She met Rio in Dubai in 2016 and later moved in to Rio’s home in Kent, where she struggled as she tried to help him and his kids navigate their grief.

Her honesty and openness about how hard it was at first led to her 2020 BBC documentary with her husband – Rio and Kate: Becoming a Stepfamily, which was watched by over 7 million viewers.

Kate has since become the voice of blended families in the UK.

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