Strictly star AJ Pritchard and his dancer brother Curtis have been injured in an “unprovoked” attack whereas on a night out.
The siblings had been with two buddies after they’d been assaulted in Nantwich, Cheshire, over the festive interval.
They had been attacked by a bunch of thugs in a nightclub on Thursday, in retaining with research.
AJ, who’s no doubt one of many expert dancers on hit TV current Strictly Come Dancing, suffered bruising to his face, arms, physique and legs in the “unprovoked” assault, a family spokesperson instructed Sky News.
Curtis, a pro-dancer on the Irish mannequin of the current Dancing With The Stars, is due to have an emergency operation in the approaching days after sustaining knee damage.
He moreover had accidents to his eye and face.
Curtis, 22, has been compelled to miss Dancing With The Stars as he will not get higher from his accidents in time for the model new assortment which begins in just a few week.
A tweet from the current talked about: “Dancing With The Stars pro-dancer Curtis Pritchard was involved in an incident on 26 December 2018.
“As a outcomes of the accidents sustained, he will not have recovered in time for the launch of the model new assortment, which is ready to air 6 January 2019.
“Dancing With The Stars need Curtis a speedy restoration.
“A substitute for Curtis on the present is at present being organized by ShinAwiL and we sit up for welcoming Curtis again when he recovers.”
Wtf is inaccurate with this people ????? Guys I’m so sorry @CurtisPritchard @Aj11Ace I’m with you all the way in which in which !! Disgusting !!!! 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡
— Giovanni Pernice (@pernicegiovann1) December 29, 2018
AJ’s co-stars despatched messages of help to the pair, with Giovanni Pernice writing: “Wtf is incorrect with this individuals ????? Guys I am so sorry @CurtisPritchard @Aj11Ace I am with you all the way in which !! Disgusting !!!!”
Katya Jones added: “I am unable to consider what occur to @Aj11Ace and @CurtisPritchard . Sending numerous love your means. It’s Christmas individuals! Where is humanity going? #disillusioned.”
A spokesperson for the Pritchard family talked about statements have been given to officers who’re ending up an investigation.
In an announcement to Sky News, Cheshire Police talked about: “Shortly after 2am on Thursday 27 December officers had been known as to research of an incident at a nightclub on Welsh Row, Nantwich.
“Officers attended the scene and found that 4 males, three aged 22 and one aged 24, had been assaulted.
“The victims sustained varied accidents due to the incident and had been taken to Leighton Hospital for remedy. All of the lads have since been discharged.
“Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers have arrested a 20-year-old man from Crewe on suspicion of assault. He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.”
In the most recent assortment of Strictly, 24-year-old AJ was partnered with Paralympic triathlete Lauren Steadman who was the 11th celeb to depart the current after going by way of Ashley Roberts in the dance-off.