X Factor Finalist Craig Colton Caught Up In Homophobic Attack

X Factor Finalist Craig Colton Caught Up In Homophobic Attack
 Nelius Stackpoole
Nelius Stackpoole

24 Apr 2017

Former X Factor contestant Craig Colton has revealed he was the victim of a"horrible" attack on him and his partner, involving a knife and homophobic rants.

The singer told his Twitter followers of the shocking events at his home.

"After a horrible night, of being attacked with a knife and homophobic rants at our own home, we find out the police can't do anything," 

Craig's partner Shane further explained: "We are not at our home as feel in danger, both very sad and unsettled. Worse experience of our life's! Xx."

"Completely traumatised about this scary & horrific incident that took place in our home at 3am! We have Never felt so in danger," he wrote in another tweet.

The pair have recieved much support after the attack, including message from former Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan and Blue's Duncan James.

Craig took part in the X Factor back in 2011 ans was mentored by Gary Barlow!

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