Kim Kardashian’s good friend Jonathan Cheban was robbed at gunpoint this weekend in New Jersey.
The incident happened Sunday night in the quiet, upscale suburban Englewood Cliffs neighborhood, while the Keeping Up With The Kardashains star was out with a friend.
At one point, her mother Galina had a gun pointed to her head before the assailant took Cheban’s $ 250,000 Richard Mille watch, the star confirmed to DailyMail.com on Monday. “It was scary, I want guys to get caught,” Cheban told DailyMail.com exclusively.
Scary scene: Kim Kardashian’s good friend Jonathan Cheban was robbed at gunpoint this weekend in New Jersey. Seen in February
Her mother was also involved: At one point, her mother Galina had a gun pointed at her head before the assailant took Cheban’s $ 250,000 Richard Mille watch, the star confirmed to DailyMail.com on Monday. Seen in West Hollywood in 2018
“The assailant had a gun pointed at my mother’s head,” Cheban tells DailyMail.com. “There were two armed men. It was scary. It happened at 8:30 p.m. last night as the sun was setting.
The 46-year-old reality TV star named FoodGod reported the assault to New Jersey police and he went to the police station on Monday to create sketches of the criminals with detectives.
So far, the criminals have not been arrested.
The incident began at 8:30 p.m. Sunday when Jonathan and his mother were with a friend outside a house in a private driveway in the sleepy suburb known for its upscale homes,
They are very close: Jonathan with his mother Galina at the Sienna restaurant at Pink Elephant in East Hampton in 2013
So close to Manhattan: Englewood Cliffs is a sleepy suburb filled with mansions that sits across the river from New York City. Here is a view of Englewood Cliffs looking at the George Washington Bridge
Then a “young man” approached the trio and asked what time it was. Jonathan told his mother and his friend to come into the house. Then they noticed a second man with a gun on the street not far away.
Before they knew it, the first man pointed a gun at Galina’s head and the assailant demanded money or jewelry.
Cheban handed over his watch, a designer brand at a high price. Neighbors saw the incident and called the police.
She was also stolen: This comes almost four years after Kim, 39, was robbed at gunpoint from her Paris hotel during fashion week. Seen in September 2019 in NYC
On his series: Cheban is often seen on KUWTK. The gunmen broke into the room where Kim was with an assistant. The men eventually tied Kim up and locked her in a bathroom as they stole her jewelry. Kim has since said the robbery changed her life
TMZ was the first to break the news.
It comes nearly four years after Kim, 39, was robbed at gunpoint from her Paris hotel, Hotel Pourtalès, during fashion week.
The gunmen broke into the room where Kim was with an assistant.
The men eventually tied Kim up and locked her in a bathroom as they stole her jewelry worth over $ 10 million.
Kim has since said the theft was life changing and she often doesn’t go out with large items. It also turned his life towards his family and his charity.
They go back a long way: Kim and Jonathan have been close friends for 15 years; Here they are seen in 2010 in New York