EXCLUSIVE: Police investigate amid mystery over Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish after images emerged online showing smashed up £ 90, Range Rover that had crashed into parked cars in Birmingham
- Police are seeking out the driver of a Range Rover that crashed into parked cars Images circulating on social media claim man resembling Jack Grealish was near
- The authorities say they were called to the incident at am on Sunday
- They added that the driver of the car left his details before leaving on foot
Ian Ladyman and Tom Collomosse For The Daily Mail and Oli Gamp For Mailonline
: 45 BST, (March) ()
Images emerged on social media on Sunday of a white Range Rover, as well as a separate picture of a man resembling Grealish apparently in conversation with another person. The person in question is wearing odd footwear – with one slipper and one slider. It is not clear when the pictures were taken.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said the £ 70, 07 vehicle crashed into two stationary cars, adding that they would like to speak to the driver. The white Range Rover was pictured damaged after reports of a crash with parked cars
An image of a man resembling Jack Grealish, wearing slippers, circulated on social media, claiming he was nearby the incident
‘The driver left his details with a member of the public at the scene before leaving on foot, and will be spoken to by police in due course.
‘Minor damage was caused to the parked vehicles. Officers are investigating the circumstances and anyone with information has been asked to get in touch. ‘ Grealish is the club captain of Aston Villa and has been with his boyhood club since
Current government advice during the coronavirus crisis states that citizens should leave their homes only to shop for basic necessities, to exercise once a day, for any medical need, or traveling to work if they cannot work from home.
On Saturday, Grealish appeared to echo that advice as he posted a video for his Twitter followers pleading with them to stay at home.
‘Only leave your house to buy food, buy medicine or for exercise and always remember to stay at least two meters apart. This is urgent. Protect the NHS. Stay home. Save lives. ‘ (The) – year-old has established himself as a key man for Villa and is currently club captain
Grealish, who earns around £ , a week at Villa Park, joined his boyhood club at the age of six and has worked his way up the ranks to become a key player for the Midlands outfit. He has heavily been linked with a move away from the club in recent season due to his impressive performances in midfield – coming close to joining Tottenham last season, although the move failed t o come to fruition.
Since making his breakthrough in the – season, he has gone on to play 176 times, scoring (goals and providing) assists. He featured in two cup finals for Villa, starting in both the FA Cup final in – and the Carabao Cup final this season.