Scary news for fans of the Grande family — Ariana Grande’s brother Frankie was viciously attacked and robbed recently. Per a report from TMZ, the former Big Brother star was caught in a scary situation while he was walking down a street in New York City last week.
According to the report, Ariana Grande’s brother was walking down a street in New York City when someone came up behind him and clobbered him in the back of the head. After he was struck, his attackers grabbed his bag and ran away.
What is known about Frankie Grande’s attackers and is he alright? Here’s what we know.
Frankie Grande attacked and robbed in New York City
According to TMZ, it was two teenagers that attacked and robbed Frankie Grande. The report reveals it was a 17 and 13-year-old that slammed Frankie in the back of the head before robbing him of his bag and running away.
It was just a few hours after attacking Ariana Grande’s brother that the teenagers were caught and arrested. According to law enforcement sources speaking to TMZ, the teenagers attempted to use one of Frankie’s credit cards a few hours after attacking and robbing him at a smoke shop located near the scene of the attack.
The attempted purchase was flagged and cops rushed to the smokeshop to arrest the teenagers. Fortunately, Frankie Grande’s attackers have been arrested. They were booked with a plethora of charges including assault, robbery, and grand larceny.
Is Ariana Grande’s brother alright?
Between his famous sister and his time on Big Brother, Frankie Grande has a pretty large fan base of his own. So, the biggest thing fans want to know is simple: Is he alright?
Unfortunately, the reports of the attack do not include any information on how Frankie Grande. Fans can only assume if he was seriously injured it would have been included in the report.
Frankie, however, did take to his Instagram Stories about 25 minutes ago to update his followers. He noted that he was grateful to be safe and healing after the scary incident. Moreover, he wanted to thank his followers for all the love and support they were sending as they checked in to make sure he was doing alright.
Are you relieved to know Frankie Grande wasn’t seriously hurt during this attack? Are you surprised it was teenagers who attacked him? Let us know your thoughts in the comments down below. And, keep coming back for more TV-related news.
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