Judge Rinder expressed his sadness for the three boys who stole his phone after ambushing him.
The famous TV judge, who has the real name Robert Rinder, told his fans he was “in shock” after being mugged by three boys on bikes wearing balaclavas.
In the latest tweet, Judge Rinder gave an update on the shocking incident which unfolded on Wednesday night.
In a honest tweet, he shared he felt an “overwhelming sense of sadness” on Thursday following the spell of “rage”.
The barrister lifted the lid on why he feels sadness for the muggers because he has seen where their future paths lead to.
He wrote: “After the rage, I feel an overwhelming sense of sadness for these boys because I’ve seen where their path leads.”
He added: “In the meantime we need to champion, train & fully resource our brave police officers – who come from EVERY background – to work with ALL communities to protect us.”
Among the fans, one commented: “I understand you met my son in blue last night.”
To which the judge replied: “How proud you must be of him. What a shining example of who our service people are at their very best.”
Many of his fans also rushed to share their well wishes to the TV judge.
Others wrote: “This is why you make such a great judge. Your ability to look at a situation from all angles truly my favourite judge.”
“So sorry to read this, hope you’re okay.”
“I used to feel sorry,always thought what poor or misfortunate events could lead to, but I’m starting to harden myself. I think everyone knows right from wrong but they make bad choices because of circumstances. Government must make changes fast. Hope you’re ok.” (sic)
It comes after Judge Rinder offered a financial reward to bring the three boys to justice.
The mugging unfolded in Canfield Gardens, near Finchley Road in London on Wednesday evening.
He wrote of the incident: “I’ve just had my phone grabbed out my hands by 3 boys wearing balaclavas on bikes (Finchley Road & Canfield gardens).
“They laughed as I shouted to drop it. I’m in shock but am insured & privileged. Others are less lucky.
“Help me find these people & stop them (financial reward).”
The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “Police are investigating after receiving a report of a theft at approximately 20.40 hrs on Wednesday, 24 March on Finchley Road.
“Three males dressed in black approached the victim and took his mobile phone.
“Enquiries are on-going. No arrests at this early stage.”