F1 driver Jenson Button gassed by burglars during villa robbery


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LONDON — Formula 1 driver Jenson Button and wife model Jessica Michibata were the victims of a bizarre robbery earlier this week after thieves pumped gas into their rented villa in the south of France while lifting valuables worth hundreds of thousands.

The British driver's spokesperson confirmed the incident to BBC News, saying they were unharmed in the robbery but were "unsurprisingly shaken" by the strange event

Authorities, according to The Sun newspaper, believe two thieves pumped the anaesthetic gas into the villa through the air conditioning vents, only entering the property once they knew the couple were unconscious. Read more...

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