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Tony Blair's daughter Kathryn and her boyfriend threatened in gun robbery terror
Mail Online ^ | 19 September 2013 | EMILY DAVIES

Posted on 09/19/2013 5:38:42 AM PDT by expat1000

Tony Blair’s daughter Kathryn has been threatened at gunpoint in a botched robbery.

The young barrister was walking her dog with her boyfriend and a group of friends when the attackers struck.

The pair were in Marylebone, a mile from the £975,000 home her father bought her in 2010, and near his own central London property.

Neither 25-year-old Miss Blair nor her boyfriend were harmed in the attack, which took place at around 8pm on Monday.

The attempted mugging is thought to be linked to another similar incident in the area on the same night.

The two attempted robberies took place just half an hour apart and both involved the use of a firearm to threaten a couple.

A spokesman for the Blairs said: ‘Kathryn was with a group of friends. No one was hurt and nothing was stolen.’

The group were approached by two men, one armed with a gun, and were asked for cash and jewellery before the suspects fled empty-handed.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: banglist; europeanunion; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment; unitedkingdom
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When guns are outlawed...
1 posted on 09/19/2013 5:38:42 AM PDT by expat1000
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Good thing guns are strictly regulated over there...


2 posted on 09/19/2013 5:40:33 AM PDT by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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I don't get it. It sounds like two incidents in one night, one of which involved Blair's daughter. The robbers apparently walk up, show a gun, and then run away without taking anything.

How weird is that?

3 posted on 09/19/2013 5:44:07 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: expat1000

Okay, so in Britain a “barrister” is a lawyer, as opposed to this country where it a person who serves you coffee?


4 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:27 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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a mile from the £975,000 home her father bought her in 2010

I'm always amazed at how lifelong public servants manage to amass such huge fortunes while collecting the measly salaries the get while "serving" said public.

5 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:56 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Perhaps because they’ve been without guns for so long, that when they finally HAVE a gun, they don’t know what to do with it.


6 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:59 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: WayneS

In this country, we have Breastisters.

Neil Cavuto has a pair of Breastisters on his show every single day


7 posted on 09/19/2013 5:47:02 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: expat1000

What a brilliant idea, disarming law abiding citizens for their own safety. What’s next, taking life preservers away from boaters because the coast guard is there to save you when your boat capsizes?


8 posted on 09/19/2013 5:48:22 AM PDT by RC one
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Gun control = Crime control

FAIL


9 posted on 09/19/2013 5:48:44 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: WayneS
Okay, so in Britain a “barrister” is a lawyer, as opposed to this country where it a person who serves you coffee?

In England, you have two types of lawyers, "barristers", who are trial lawyers who argue cases in court, and "solicitors", who due things like draw up contracts and wills and send nasty letters threatening to sue.

10 posted on 09/19/2013 5:50:48 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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>‘We believe both attempted robberies were carried out by the same male suspect though on the second occasion he was accompanied by another individual.

Not a single word other than “male” describing the perp. Lots of other typical blather, but nothing to help describe the mugger. Pathetic gits. With all the surveillance there, you would think a video of this would be available somewhere.

Journalism and effort to catch criminals are at an all time low.


11 posted on 09/19/2013 5:50:54 AM PDT by soycd
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“a mile from the £975,000 home her father bought her in 2010, and near his own central London property”

Always fascinating to see politicians who have never held a job outside of garden variety attorney, becoming multi-millionaires. He’s supposedly worth 45 million. Very socialist.


12 posted on 09/19/2013 5:52:39 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Do any of them serve coffee?


13 posted on 09/19/2013 5:53:51 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: PapaBear3625

Barristers work in Starbucks.

Solicitors work on street corners.


14 posted on 09/19/2013 5:54:33 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: P-Marlowe

Maybe Hillary gave him some advice on investing in cattle futures.


15 posted on 09/19/2013 6:02:39 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: expat1000

Obviously a hoax. Guns are illegal in Britain.


16 posted on 09/19/2013 6:03:54 AM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: expat1000

nowhere to hide


17 posted on 09/19/2013 6:16:25 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: expat1000

Lies! Lies! Lies! Guns aren’t allowed in Great Britain!


18 posted on 09/19/2013 6:26:51 AM PDT by mbarker12474
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To: Gamecock


19 posted on 09/19/2013 6:26:57 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: WayneS

Same thing basically :)


20 posted on 09/19/2013 6:29:52 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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