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Would-Be Robbers Hold Tony Blair's Kid at Gunpoint

But they don't appear to be terribly skilled at actual robbery
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 19, 2013 9:24 AM CDT
Would-Be Robbers Hold Tony Blair's Kid at Gunpoint
Then-Prime Minister Tony Blair is seen with his family in this 2007 file photo. Kathryn is third from the left, next to Blair.   (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi)

(Newser) – Tony Blair's daughter came face to face with a gun barrel during an attempted robbery on Monday night, police say. Kathryn Blair, 25, was walking down a London street with her boyfriend and other friends when two men accosted them, police said. The would-be robbers had a gun, but they never fired it, no one was injured, and nothing was actually stolen, the BBC reports.

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Police believe these apparently inept robbers were involved in another attempted robbery 30 minutes earlier. They came up empty handed in that attempt as well, and their would-be victims emerged unscathed. (Read more Kathryn Blair stories.)

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