THE daughter of Sunderland football manager Steve Bruce has been mugged at knifepoint.

Amy Bruce was robbed in Chelsea Harbour, London, last Friday evening.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police were called at approximately 9.30pm last Friday evening to reports of a woman robbed in Chelsea Harbour.

"The woman, aged in her 20s, was approached in her car by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet, brandishing a knife.

"He demanded the womans jewellery before making off on a motorcycle which was ridden by a second person.

"The woman was not injured in the incident."

Officers from Hammersmith and Fulham investigated. There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.

According to London's Evening Standard newspaper, Bruce, 49, is considering offering a reward to help catch the attackers.

No one from Sunderland was immediately available for comment.