Victor Lindelof Still Defending even off Pitch
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof took the position of a Superhero as he apprehended a thief in his home town Sweden, the police of his country have come out to thank for catching the thief who robbed an elderly woman on Monday. The incident occurred in Lindelof’s home city of Vasteras, 62 miles west of Sweden’s capital Stockholm.
A police statement said a man in his 30s riding a bike had snatched a bag belonging to a woman in her 90s. Victor Lindelof is said to have “run after the suspected perpetrator”, catching and holding him until the police arrived. In a statement, Swedish police said they wanted to “take the opportunity and thank the witness for a quick and wise intervention to restore the plaintiff’s property”.
The woman who had her bag stolen has reportedly offered to buy lunch for the 26-year-old Manchester United and Sweden defender to thank him for his help. The man who was arrested is suspected of aggravated theft and minor drug offences. Lindelof who made 35 Premier League appearances last season, helping United to a third-place finish is in Sweden for the break awaiting September 12th English Premire League Resumption.