Grand Theft Auto V Robbery: Teens Arrested

September 18, 2013 12:06 pm 0 comments Views: 484

A promotion for the computer game "Grand Theft Auto Five"  is shown in Encinitas, CaliforniaThree teenagers have been arrested after a man was stabbed and robbed of his copy of the Grand Theft Auto V video game in north London.

The 23-year-old victim was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday after he left an Asda store in Colindale just an hour and 20 minutes after the notoriously violent game went on sale at midnight.

He was hit with a brick, stabbed and stripped of his mobile phone, watch and his copy of GTA V near the supermarket.

The three males – aged 15, 17 and 18 – are being held on suspicion of robbery at a north London police station.

The Asda supermarket in Colindale
The man bought the game from an Asda store moments after it went on sale

The victim is now recovering in hospital, where he is said to be in a stable condition.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “The motive for the attack is unclear at this stage.

“The victim had been shopping and was on his way home when he was hit with a brick.

“He was then stabbed and robbed.”

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