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New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint

, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint

NEW CCTV footage has showed the moment restaurant staff rushed out to help Amir Khan after he was robbed at gunpoint.

The former boxing world champ had just finished eating at East London restaurant Sahara Grill.

Amir Khan is seen leaving the Sahara Grill restaurant
One member of staff points at where Khan has a gun pointed at his head
, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint
Staff then flood out of the restaurant to help Khan
, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint
This was the moment Amir Khan had a gun pointed at him before the robbers fled in the car circled right

After saying goodbye to staff, Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom crossed the road towards a parked vehicle.

But in a flash, Khan was approached by a two men, one of who pointed a gun at him.

The 35-year-old was robbed of his £71,000 19 carat rose gold diamond-studded Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph watch.

The two men then got into a vehicle that was parked a few feet away and drove off.

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, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint

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Terrifying moment gun is aimed at Amir Khan during theft of his £71,000 watch

, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint

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Footage from inside the restaurant shows Khan leaving through the glass door, with staff waiting in the entrance area.

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As Khan is approached by the gunman, one staff member points before rushing out of the eatery.

A number of other staff member then flood out of the door to attempt to help Khan.

Eight men in total are seen leaving the restaurant and crossing over to Khan.

The restaurant have posted the clips on their Instagram page.

A witness in Leyton, East London, said: “The robbery was over in seconds and was clearly targeted.

“I fear the robbers saw the watch on social media and followed Amir to lie in wait while he ate.

“He was really calm during the it all which is a credit to him.”

Olympic silver medallist Khan posted a picture of the watch and its serial number on Instagram to try and catch the criminals.

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He told fans: “It feels a bit weird not wearing a watch but it is what it is.

“I just wanted to tell you guys that I’m all good.”

Police said they were following up enquiries.

, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint

Khan took to social media to tell his fans about the terrifying ordeal
, New CCTV footage shows brave restaurant staff help Amir Khan and wife Faryal as boxer robbed of £71k watch at gunpoint
Olympic silver medallist Khan posted a picture of the £71,000 watch and its serial number on Instagram to try and catch the criminals

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