AJ Pritchard and his brother, Curtis, have reportedly been crushed up in a nightclub assault.
The 24 12 months outdated Strictly Come Dancing star and his 22 12 months outdated brother — who seems on Ireland’s Dancing With the Stars — had been believed to have been caught up within the brawl throughout an evening out.
It is reported that the siblings had been partying at Nakatcha nightclub in Cheshire when witnesses watched in horror as a gang of eight males kicked and punched the duo of dancers.
An eyewitness instructed The Sun: “The brothers had been having a relaxed night with buddies and AJ was posing for selfies with a number of followers.
“But the eight lads took a disliking to the brothers and pushed Curtis arduous. Then they began punching them, like they had been possessed.
“Curtis had fallen to his knees and was being punched within the face and physique. They had been additionally punching AJ in his face, in his ribs and legs.
“AJ dragged Curtis out of the circle and pulled him to a different a part of the membership.”
The clubber additionally said that AJ was left with marks on his face, left by rings worn by the attackers.
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AJ carried Curtis to security after it seemed like he had handed out, the witness added to the publication.
The assault befell within the early hours of Friday morning and Curtis required surgical procedure to repair harm to his knee. AJ spent the day recovering.
An announcement on behalf of the Pritchard household reads: "AJ and Curtis had been assaulted while on an evening out with 2 buddies on the 27th December 2018 in an unprovoked assault in Nantwich, Cheshire.
"Curtis is because of endure an emergency operation within the subsequent few days to right the damages he has sustained to his knee, he's additionally recovering from accidents to his eye and face. AJ acquired bruising to his face, arms, physique and legs.
"Statements have been given to Cheshire Police and they're at the moment present process an investigation."