Mark Cavendish suffers violent armed robbery at family home

Mark Cavendish at the presentation for the 2022 Tour de France
Mark Cavendish at the presentation for the 2022 Tour de France (Image credit: A.S.O./Fabien Boukla)

Mark Cavendish has detailed how he and his family were subject to a violent armed robbery while the QuickStep sprinter was recovering from his Ghent Six crash in their family home in Essex.

Writing on Instagram, Cavendish said that he was attacked by four masked and armed men who had broken into the family's home on November 27, with the gang threatening his wife Peta and four children at knifepoint.

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