Two suspects charged over Ozil and Kolasinac incident

Ozil and Kolasinac during training

The English Metropolitan Police has confirmed that two men has been charged in connection to Mesut Ozil and Kolasinac armed robbery attack.

The two suspects Ferhat Ercan, of Highgate, and Salaman Ekinci, of Tottenham, will appear at Highbury Magistrates’ Court on September 6 to answer charges under section 4a of the Public Order Act.

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A police statement read: “Two men have been charged under Section 4a of the Public Order Act following an incident in Camden on Thursday, 8 August. Ferhat Ercan, 27, and Salaman Ekinci, 27, were charged on 9 August following the incident and are due to appear at Highbury Corner magistrates’ court on 6 September.”

Arsenal players Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were attacked by carjackers last month. Though the pair escaped unhurt, but there has been issues of other security incidents.

The pair will not feature in Arsenal’s premier league opener against Newcastle United. This was made know by Arsenal on Friday

“Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac will not be part of the squad for our opening match against Newcastle United following further security incidents which are being investigated by the police.” Arsenal’s statement read

“The welfare of our players and their families is always a top priority and we have taken this decision following discussion with the players and their representatives.

“We are liaising with the police and are providing the players and their families with ongoing support. We look forward to welcoming the players back to the squad as soon as possible.”


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