David And Victoria Beckham's Home Targeted By Masked Thieves In Attempted Break-In

Ash Percival

David and Victoria Beckham’s Cotswold home has been targeted by thieves in an attempted break-in. 

Three masked raiders scaled the he couple’s £6 million property in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, with ladders, but were caught by CCTV before they could gain entry. 

David and Victoria Beckham's Cotswold home was targeted by thieves 

Members of the Beckhams’ 24 hour security surveillance team chased them away after noticing the incident unfold on their screens. 

According to MailOnline, diners at the nearby exclusive countryside retreat, Soho Farmhouse, also noticed what was going on and joined the security team to force them off-site. 

The couple and their four children here not at home during the attempted break-in on Friday.

Instead, they were all on their way to Australia, where David is joining the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Australia as an ambassador for Harry’s Invictus Games for injured service personnel.

A spokesperson for the couple declined to comment.

The Beckhams were not at home during the attempted break-in

The attempted break-in comes to light after David opened up about his marriage to Victoria in a new interview on Australian TV, describing it as “hard work”. 

He said: “Your children, they want your time and they deserve your time and we are hard working and we feel that is the right way to bring up our children to prove and to show to them you have to work really hard to be successful.

“We have been married for a long time now, we recently did a Vogue front cover which was all about Victoria’s 10 years in fashion.

“The amount she has achieved in such a short space of time – four beautiful young children, we have a beautiful dog – but obviously in her business world to be on the front cover of Vogue was a huge thing and then we did a separate picture for another cover.

“But to be married for the amount of time that we have, it’s always hard work, everybody knows that but you make it work.

“You make difficult situations like travelling away, being away from each other, you make it work.”

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Donning a mint coloured suit in the 90s.

Donning a mint coloured suit in the 90s. PA Images via Getty Images That famous hair in 1995. Tim Roney via Getty Images David Beckham and then girlfriend Victoria Adams watching the catwalk show of young British designer Antonio Berardi on the first day of London Fashion Week. He's taking it very seriously. Neil Munns - PA Images via Getty Images Taking style risks with a durag and sleeveless shirt at the Princes Trust Capital Party in the Park 2000, in London. He actually met Prince Charles on this day. PA Images via Getty Images Smouldering at the Smoby Monneret table football championship in London. Peter Jordan - PA Images via Getty Images Giving couples the world over style goals at 'Versace Club' gala party in matching leather boiler suits in 1999. Justin Goff via Getty Images David and Victoria Beckham presenting an award in 2001 with matching diamond encrusted cross necklaces. His expression says it all. Didier Baverel via Getty Images David and Victoria at the Silver Clef Awards in 2001 matching again in white and cream tones. She clearly approves of his shaved head. Dave Hogan via Getty Images Launching a range of Police sunglasses in February 2002 in London. Beckham wears a battered leather jacket, large belt, ripped jeans and... that pose. Anthony Harvey via Getty Images Switching out a shirt for a V-neck tee on a night out to SoHo House in New York in 2003. James Devaney via Getty Images This hairstyle seen during the England training in Durban South Africa, 2003, has conversely been included in round ups of the most iconic footballer haircuts of all time and Beckham's most misguided style choices. Phil Cole via Getty Images Still enjoying the crucifixes and the white ensembles at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards. Jon Kopaloff via Getty Images Beckham's hair has earned him a lot of praise over the years, but we think his headwear choices have also been worthy of accolade. He wore this casual suede cap while watching a match between Arsenal and Burnley in the Barclays Premier League 2014. David Price via Getty Images Modelling underwear for H&M and showing off his ever growing tattoo collection in 2015. HM Suave in a velvet suit at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017. Mike Marsland via Getty Images Rubbing shoulders with the fashion pack. British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful, Victoria Beckham and David Beckham hosting the Christmas Open House hosted with British Vogue in 2017. David M. Benett via Getty Images Representing at the launch of his grooming line HOUSE 99 in February 2018. Darren Gerrish via Getty Images

That famous hair in 1995.
David Beckham and then girlfriend Victoria Adams watching the catwalk show of young British designer Antonio Berardi on the first day of London Fashion Week. He's taking it very seriously.
Taking style risks with a durag and sleeveless shirt at the Princes Trust Capital Party in the Park 2000, in London. He actually met Prince Charles on this day.
Smouldering at the Smoby Monneret table football championship in London.
Giving couples the world over style goals at 'Versace Club' gala party in matching leather boiler suits in 1999.
David and Victoria Beckham presenting an award in 2001 with matching diamond encrusted cross necklaces. His expression says it all.
David and Victoria at the Silver Clef Awards in 2001 matching again in white and cream tones. She clearly approves of his shaved head.
Launching a range of Police sunglasses in February 2002 in London. Beckham wears a battered leather jacket, large belt, ripped jeans and... that pose.
Switching out a shirt for a V-neck tee on a night out to SoHo House in New York in 2003.
This hairstyle seen during the England training in Durban South Africa, 2003, has conversely been included in round ups of the most iconic footballer haircuts of all time and Beckham's most misguided style choices.
Still enjoying the crucifixes and the white ensembles at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards.
Beckham's hair has earned him a lot of praise over the years, but we think his headwear choices have also been worthy of accolade. He wore this casual suede cap while watching a match between Arsenal and Burnley in the Barclays Premier League 2014.
Modelling underwear for H&M and showing off his ever growing tattoo collection in 2015.
Suave in a velvet suit at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017.
Rubbing shoulders with the fashion pack. British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful, Victoria Beckham and David Beckham hosting the Christmas Open House hosted with British Vogue in 2017.
Representing at the launch of his grooming line HOUSE 99 in February 2018.