Singer Tom Grennan was the victim of a robbery and assault after performing in New York City on Wednesday night, his agent confirmed in a statement on social media
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Tom Grennan has revealed he was the subject of a horrific attack and robbery on Wednesday night which resulted in him requiring hospital treatment.
The 26-year-old singer-songwriter confirmed he was keen after performing in New York City and as a result had to cancel his Friday night performance in Washington DC.
His manager John Dawkins released a statement on Twitter and Instagram on Thursday.
It said: “In the early morning hours after Tom’s show in New York, he was the victim of an unprovoked assault and robbery outside a Manhattan bar.
“Tom is currently in hospital being evaluated by doctors for his injuries including a broken ear, ruptured eardrum and problems with his previously fractured jaw.
“Nevertheless, Tom is in good spirits but needs to make a temporary recovery while doctors assess his ability to continue touring.”
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The statement continued, “Tom is keen not to let anyone down, but we have made the precautionary decision to reschedule the show in Washington to a later date tomorrow, details to follow.”
It concluded, “We would like to thank Tom’s incredible US fans for their support and understanding.”
John confirmed they will keep fans updated on any further changes to his tour, which has three more scheduled US shows over the next week.
A month later he will begin the UK and Ireland leg of his tour, which is due to start in Cork on May 31st.
The statement was met with many well wishes and comments on how shocked his fans and friends were at the attack.
Including messages from BRIT Award winner Sam Fender. The Geordie star said: “F*** sake I hope you’re alright dude x”
Singer Becky Hill also commented, “Holy f*** tom I’m so sorry wtf this is awful.”
And presenter Laura Whitmore added: “Oh god Tom I’m watching this! Jesus, hope you are well. Send love xx.”
Tom had previously reshared clips of his Instagram Stories from fans who were in New York for his performance.
In it he has heard a number of his hits including his first UK Top 10 hit Little Bit of Love.
He himself posted a clip of the crowd that had gathered and thanked them all for attending.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/tom-grennan-reveals-terrifying-unprovoked-26769455 Tom Grennan was subjected to a horrific unprovoked attack that took him to the hospital