By Tim Stickings For Mailonline
Published: 08:47 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 13:23 GMT, 1 January 2019
Frank Lampard rushed home from a staff Christmas party at Derby after a burglar alarm went off at his home, sparking fears for his wife who was a victim of stalking.
The Derby County manager left the festive bash early after an intruder alert at the farmhouse he shares with wife Christine, it is claimed.
TV presenter Christine, 39, was targeted by Christof King who sent her 'very nasty' tweets and made repeated visits to her house. during a three-year stalking campaign.
The alarm during the Christmas party was a 'worrying moment' for the couple and their baby daughter, a source told The Sun.
Derby manager Frank Lampard is said to have left a Christmas party earlier over fears for his wife Christine, pictured together in October, after an alarm went off at their house
The source said: 'Everyone had a welcome drink and was having a good time but just as Frank sat down for his food, he got a phone call and just shot off and no one saw him again.
'Christine has been through a lot