Police in Italy have arrested 4 folks within the 2022 theft of a luxurious watch belonging to Formula One driver Charles Leclerc.
Authorities issued a press launch Tuesday saying three males and one girl had been arrested earlier that day for the April 18, 2022, theft in Viareggio, a seaside city in Tuscany.
In keeping with studies on the time, two unidentified suspects approached Leclerc for a photograph earlier than finally escaping on a scooter along with his unique Richard Mille timepiece.
Police said the two suspects on the scooter had been arrested along with two different suspects in an SUV who helped in “facilitating their escape.”
Police additionally launched footage of Leclerc chasing after the suspects.
Two watches had been positioned in the home of one of many suspects throughout a police investigation, however authorities couldn’t say if both watch belonged to Leclerc.
Police additionally discovered 23,000 euros within the residence.
Leclerc has had a sluggish begin to the 2023 season, scoring simply six factors. Over the weekend, he crashed on the opening lap of the Australian Grand Prix.
“Simply extraordinarily irritating,” he stated, by way of F1’s web site. “I imply, it is the worst begin to the season ever, actually. … It’s actually irritating.”