Naomi Campbell 'hurt' in Paris mugging attempt

  • 4 January 2013
  • From the section Europe
Naomi Campbell (file image)
Image caption Naomi Campbell has not commented on the incident

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been injured in an attempted mugging in Paris, reports say.

French police have confirmed that two men on a motorcycle tried to grab her handbag as she sat in a car in the trendy Marais neighbourhood on 21 November.

US media reported that the British model suffered a torn ligament in her left leg in the attack.

She has since been pictured in a wheelchair with her leg in a brace.

A police source quoted by the UK's Press Association said: "On November 21, two people on a motorbike attempted to steal Ms Campbell's handbag as she sat in a vehicle on Rue de Moussy.

"She filed a complaint with police in the 4th arrondissement but she did not agree to a medical examination."

A spokesman for the 42-year-old model declined to comment on the incident.