Chargers rookie robbed at gunpoint on Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles Chargers rookie safety Derwin James was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in Los Angeles last month while leaving an Italian restaurant with his uncle on Sunset Blvd. According to TMZ Sports, the crooks ran up on James as he approached his Rolls-Royce and made off with his chain as well as a Rolex watch.
"Here's what we know ... the ex-FSU superstar -- the 17th pick in this year's draft -- and his uncle were leaving an Italian restaurant on Sunset Blvd. on June 23 when 2 black males allegedly rushed them ... demanding their jewelry. According to a warrant we obtained, both of the men had handguns and pointed them at James."
The reports states that the culprits fled to a nearby car, but when Derwin tried to give chase in his Rolls-Royce, he discovered three of his tires had been slashed. The suspects are still at large, according to TMZ.
James, 20, attended Florida State University for three years but he missed most of his sophomore season on the field due to a knee injury. Still, he recorded 186 tackles, including 15 for loss, 5.5 sacks, 3 interceptions and 15 pass breakups during his time with the Seminoles.