Tom Grennan in hospital with ruptured ear after 'unprovoked attack'

The British singer was midway through his US tour when the attack took place

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British singer Tom Grennan is in hospital with a ruptured ear following after suffering an “unprovoked attack and robbery”.

Grennan also suffered a torn earn drum and an injury to his jaw in the incident at a bar in Manhattan, US.

The 26-year-old was midway through a tour in the States and performed at the world-renowned Bowery Ballroom just hours before the attack.

His team has since confirmed that Friday night’s gig scheduled to take place in Washington has been cancelled as he continues his recovery.

A statement posted on his social media read: "In the early hours of this morning after Tom’s New York show he was the victim of an unprovoked attack and robbery outside a bar in Manhattan.

Tom Grennan is in hospital after an "unprovoked attack and robbery"
Tom Grennan is in hospital after an "unprovoked attack and robbery"
Grennan was midway through a US tour when the incident took place
Grennan was midway through a US tour when the incident took place

"Tom is currently in hospital being assessed by doctors for his injuries which include a ruptured ear, torn ear-drum and issue with his previously fractured jaw.

"Despite this, Tom is in good spirits but needs to temporarily recuperate whilst doctors assess his ability to continue with his touring.

"Tom is desperate not to let anyone down, however we have taken the precautionary decision to postpone the Washington show tomorrow to a later date, with details to follow.

"We will update on future shows should changes need to be made. We wish to thank Tom’s incredible US fans for their support and understanding."

Grennan is scheduled to perform at the iconic Isle of Wight Festival later this year, before playing several other events across the UK throughout the summer.