Two Browns players robbed at gunpoint, police report says

VERIA, Ohio — Two Cleveland Browns players were robbed at gunpoint by six masked men, police said.

Police redacted the names of the victims in the incident, but team officials confirmed that the two players were cornerback Greg Newsome II and defensive tackle Perion Winfrey.

Police said neither of them were injured in the incident.

The two players left a Cleveland nightclub early Monday morning, police said. Arriving at Newsom’s truck in a nearby parking lot at 3:30 a.m. ET Monday, six masked men jumped out of an unfamiliar car and robbed him at gunpoint. In addition to stealing jewelry, the suspects fled in Newsom’s truck.

The police are rushing to find the stolen vehicle.Newsom Mentioned the incident on Twitter “It’s a cruel world we live in,” he wrote Monday night.

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Newsom wasn’t the only Browns player whose car was stolen over the weekend.Another source confirmed Browns backup running back Demetric Felton his car was stolen From his apartment garage.

The Browns began mandated minicamp Tuesday.

“I’m glad our players are safe…we want everyone to be safe and we want to keep violent people out of our city,” Browns manager Kevin Stefanski said Tuesday.

Stefanski declined to comment further, citing “an investigation,” but confirmed he spoke to the Cleveland Police Chief on Monday.

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