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Tom Cruise bodyguard’s £100k BMW found dumped behind chicken shop after being stolen

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A BMW which belongs to Tom Cruise ‘s bodyguard has been found dumped behind a fried chicken shop after being stolen.

The £100,000 car is believed to have been pinched this week after it was parked outside Grand Hotel in Birmingham – close to where the star was filming for Mission: Impossible 7.

The car has since been found parked behind a fast food joint in the city, less than three miles away from the spot where it was taken from, according to The Sun.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “CCTV enquiries have been made in the area the car was recovered from. Inquiries are ongoing.”

Tom’s bodyguard, who is in charge of his security staff, noticed the BMW X7 had disappeared from its parking space on Wednesday.

The incident happened just a two-minute walk from West Midlands Police’s HQ.

“It was an absolute pleasure to welcome Tom Cruise to Asha’s Birmingham yesterday evening,” the tweet read.

“Tom ordered our famous Chicken Tikka Masala and enjoyed it so much that as soon as he had finished, he ordered it all over again – The greatest compliment.”

The dish costs £19.45 and is described as: “Tandoori chicken tikka cooked to perfection in chunky tomato and onion gravy.”

Tom Cruise popped into a curry house for a chicken tikka masala

Tom Cruise popped into a curry house for a chicken tikka masala ( Image: Nouman Farooqui / Asha’s / SWNS)

In what turned out to be quite a busy week for the Hollywood star, he also hit headlines when he landed his helicopter in the garden of an unsuspecting family in Warwickshire.

The residents had agreed to let the aircraft use their backyard as a landing pad as Coventry Airport was temporarily closed.

However, they had no idea the helicopter was being piloted by the actor.

As a thank you, Tom let her kids take a ride in the helicopter for free, and posed for plenty of snaps with the incredibly starstruck family.

“I thought it would be kind of cool for the kids to see the helicopter land in the garden,” Alison told the BBC.

Tom Cruise has been busy filming in the West Midlands

Tom Cruise has been busy filming in the West Midlands ( Image: AFP via Getty Images)

A police spokeswoman previously said: “We received a report of a BMW X7 stolen from Church Street, Birmingham in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

“The car was recovered a short time later in Smethwick. CCTV enquiries have been made in the area that the car was recovered from. Inquiries are ongoing.”

She continued: “He [Tom Cruise] basically arrived and got out and it was like, ‘Wow’.

“He went straight over to the children for a chat, then came over and elbow bumped us and said thank you very much.”

Alison added that the day was “incredible” and “surreal” after the Hollywood star turned up at her doorstep.

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