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Prince Harry targeted in Battersea mugging drama

by | 18th, December 2011

PRINCE Harry has not been mugged. He has, though, been involved in what the Mail calls a mugging drama” .

The Mail says Prince Harry was on the phone to Thomas van Straubenzee when the man with a name like a prescription upper had his BlackBerry stolen.

The Mail says police records confirm the story.

Phew! At least the trusty Mail isn’t hacking Royal phones like the News of The World did. It’s just relying on a police insider to pick up the phone and them everything.

The Mail then tells us that Harry raced to the scene, accompanied by a protection officer, and circled the streets of Battersea (in an Apache helicopter?) looking for van Straubenzee. No joy. So Harry headed to the nearest police station where he found Mr van Straubenzee reporting the crime. There, Harry gave a police statement.

The Mail reminds readers what momentous thing this is:

It is believed to be the first time a senior Royal has walked into a police station to report a crime.

All true. Prince Charles was carried on a sedan chair, Prince Andrew has never been caught and King Edward VIII preferred it that the police station came to

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