Just hours after returning from a disappointing loss to the Eagles in Minneapolis, police said Rob Gronkowski discovered his home had been burglarized.
Police are investigating the theft of "multiple safes and possible guns", according to police dispatch messages obtained by the Boston Globe.
Boston 25 News reported that state and Foxborough police cars were parked outside Gronkowski's home and that officers went into the house and the garage. "I think it's kind of a tough combination to have suffered this unfortunate (Super Bowl) loss and then to get home and be a victim of this kind of crime which is, as I say, really has a profound affect on everybody who's a victim of this crime when your personal space is breached like that".
"Doesn't matter whether you're Rob Gronkowski or anybody else, it's unpleasant to be a victim of this kind of crime", Baker said.
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"We've got an idea of what was stolen at this point, " he said. "You never see that gate ajar".
"The media has already arrived to Gronk's home to cover the story ... that the Patriots' home was targeted by criminals who raided the place while Rob was in Minnesota for the Super Bowl", TMZ said. "We thought, 'Well maybe we should call police, ' and we said, 'Ah, what the heck, it can't be".
The police report redacted all details of what was taken.
With the investigation said to be "very active and dynamic", Baker stated there will be no further comment until the case is resolved.
The tight end - widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation - took the 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles hard - even before getting robbed.