Guy Ritchie's house has been targeted by burglars.

Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie

The 'Gentlemen' actor's £10 million abode in Fitzrovia, central London, was hit by a gang of thieves, but they fled empty handed after police arrived at the scene, reportedly after the would-be robbers were spotted by someone within the house.

It is not known if Guy or his wife Jacqui Ainsley were at the house when the burglars arrived at around 7am on Sunday (06.12.20) morning as they divide their time between the city pad and their estate in Wiltshire.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "They were seen by an occupant of the house. Very shortly afterwards the police turned up and the suspects legged it up the street and got away.”

Police are currently analysing CCTV from the home and nearby addresses.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Detectives are investigating following a report of a burglary at a residential address in Fitzrovia.

“The incident is believed to have occurred between 06:50 and 07:20 on Sunday. It is not believed anything was taken.

"Inquiries are ongoing, including a forensic examination of the premises and reviewing CCTV footage.”

Local residents are worried by the break-in.

One neighbour said: "This is shocking and always a worry when you hear of an incident like that.

“We all hire private security companies to protect us. I pay £3,700 a month personally.

“That’s for private security to do walks at night and keep an eye out. They monitor the area. We believe organised criminals operate in the area and target these homes.

“It’s a very nice area. We know we’re going to be a target. I hope the police can find the people responsible. We need to feel safe.”

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