On this day 35 years ago, Rod Stewart was robbed at gunpoint

On This Day 26/04/2017

On this day in 1982, legendary British rock singer and songwriter Rod Stewart was out on a day's shopping when he was robbed by a gunman of his $50,000 Porsche.

The incident all went down on the famous Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

His secretary, Martha Baher said in a newspaper article that Stewart, who was 37 at the time, was all "shook up" from the incident which saw him, his daughter and Baher all present as the gunman demanded the car.

Read the whole article from the New York Daily Times, published two days after the robbery.