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Three men cleared over blackmailing premier league footballer

Three men have been cleared of conspiring to blackmail a Premier League footballer.

Tyrone Coleman, 34, his brother Nathan Coleman, 38, and Prince Rowe, 37, have been acquitted after a trial at Bristol Crown Court.

They had been accused of plotting to blackmail the premier league participant, who can’t be named for authorized causes, by filming him in a lodge room with a lady who was not his companion.

Tyrone Coleman outside Bristol Crown Court. Coleman is a defendant in a trial concerning the alleged blackmail of a professional footballer, who cannot be named for legal reasons. PA Photo. Picture date: Thursday 19th September 2019. See PA story COURTS Football. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire
Tyrone Coleman outdoors Bristol Crown Court (Picture: PA)
Prince Rowe outside Bristol Crown Court. Rowe is a defendant in a trial concerning the alleged blackmail of a professional footballer. PA Photo. Picture date: Thursday 19th September 2019. See PA story COURTS Football. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire
Rowe was convicted of two counts of theft (Picture: PA)
Nathan Coleman outside Bristol Crown Court. Coleman is a defendant in a trial concerning the alleged blackmail of a professional footballer, who cannot be named for legal reasons. PA Photo. Picture date: Thursday 19th September 2019. See PA story COURTS Football. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire
Nathan Coleman was additionally acquitted at present (Picture: PA)
Natalie Wood outside Bristol Crown Court. Wood has admitted being part of a plot to blackmail a professional footballer, who cannot be named for legal reasons. PA Photo. Picture date: Thursday 19th September 2019. See PA story COURTS Football. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire
Wood admitted being a part of a plot to blackmail the skilled footballer, who can’t be named for authorized causes (Picture: PA)

However, after a two-week trial, the jury of 9 girls and three men discovered the Coleman brothers and Rowe not responsible of the cost.

Rowe was convicted of two counts of theft, regarding the footballer’s designer tracksuit and Rolex watch.

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He might be sentenced on November four with Natalie Wood, 28, who beforehand admitted conspiring to blackmail the sportsman.

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