Ireland Baldwin describes horrifying assault by woman during violent robbery
Ireland Baldwin reveals facial bruising after terrifying assault by woman ‘out of her mind on drugs’ during violent mugging
Ireland Baldwin issued a stark warning to her followers on Saturday as she revealed she was the victim of a violent robbery this week.
The 24-year-old daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger revealed her injuries in an Instagram post as she described being attacked by a woman ‘high on drugs’ and having her belongings taken.
‘Yesterday in the late afternoon, I was attacked by a woman who was high out of her mind on drugs and desperate for cash.’ Ireland wrote alongside two photos of her bruised face.
Scary ordeal: Ireland Baldwin revealed bruises to her face on Saturday after she was the victim of a violent robbery this week
‘She decked me in my face in a parking lot and took my belongings and jumped in a getaway car while her husband took off. All was sorted with the police and she was arrested.
Ireland said that she was lucky to have witnesses to the attack but unfortunately found out from police that muggings are becoming more common as people are struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Luckily I had witnesses and got assisted really quickly. The cops told me this is happening frequently because people are desperate for money right now due to Coronavirus and people being out of work.
Violent mugging: The 24-year-old said that a woman ‘high on drugs’ assaulted her in a parking lot and took her possessions
Reminder: The daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger warned her followers to be careful and ‘look out for one another’
‘The cops told me this is happening frequently because people are desperate for money right now due to Coronavirus and people being out of work.’ Ireland added
‘There is a lot of theft and muggings going down. Posting this to remind everyone to be really careful and watch your surroundings. These are really difficult times and we need to look out for one another.’
Ireland didn’t confirm where the attack happened but she is currently based in Los Angeles.
She was seen smiling on Tuesday as she headed to dinner at Nobu in Malibu with friends.
Before the attack: Ireland didn’t confirm where the attack happened but she is currently based in Los Angeles. She is pictured out at Nobu in Malibu on Tuesday night