Former Real Housewives Of New Jersey, star Claudine ‘Dina’ Manzo and her millionaire businessman boyfriend, David Cantin, were the victims of a weekend home invasion that left the pair bound and beaten, a lawyer for the couple confirmed to The Post.
Dina, 46, and boyfriend David, 37, were met by a pair of masked thieves when they walked into their Holmdel home Saturday night around 11, police said.
Police said the invaders “rushed towards” the couple when they opened the front door to their three-bedroom townhouse on Bayan Boulevard.
David was struck several times with a baseball bat by one of the assailants, while Dina was repeatedly punched by the other, authorities said.
The couple was then bound together inside the home, according to cops.
While the victims were bound, the crooks rummaged through the home and snagged an undetermined amount of cash and jewelry before fleeing, police said.
After the couple managed to free themselves, they called the Holmdel Township Police Department, which then launched a joint investigation into the attack and robbery with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
Both Dina and David, who suffered facial injuries, were treated and released at an area hospital, police stated. David suffered a broken nose.
“Dina and David are obviously shaken up from the traumatic and violent home invasion and robbery. No one should ever have to go through what they did. They are grateful to law enforcement and the other emergency responders and appreciate everyone’s concern and well wishes,” their lawyer Andrew Brettler said.
Source: Page Six
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