Police are investigating after thieves broke into Sir Paul McCartney’s £10million London home just days before his homecoming gig in London.
‘There were blue flashing lights and police everywhere — four or five cars,’ a local told the Daily Mail. ‘All the lights were on in the house. The police were all over it.’
A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirms that officers responded to a break-in at 6.20pm last Friday. ‘We attended and identified signs of forced entry,’ he said.
Paul McCartney rolled back the years to deliver a masterclass as he returned to Liverpool to launch his new UK tour – just days after his home was targeted by burglars in London
Sir Paul, 76, had performed in Austrian capital Vienna the night before.
His spokesman declines to say whether Sir Paul or his third wife, Nancy Shevell, were in London at the time the intruders struck.
But the incident will inevitably be a cause for concern to McCartney, who, say locals, does his utmost to live a normal life in London.
‘He walks around without a bodyguard, chats with people, walks in the park,’ says one. ‘But he does get people hanging around.