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[03 JUL 00] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Two Injured In Nuneaton Raid

Thieves with guns struck at a Nuneaton venue, fleeing with hundreds of pounds after injuring two people in a raid.

The raiders went into Entertainment Exchange in Queens Road, Nuneaton, at about 4pm on Sunday.

Two members of staff were threatened by men brandishing weapons and were told to open the safe.

A member of staff and a bystander were struck with a weapon by the robbers. They received cuts and swelling in the attack.

Staff were ordered to open the safe and the thieves got away with hundreds of pounds in coins.

The robbers were described as white males in their early 20s. One was very stocky, wearing a balaclava and a three-quarter length coat. He spoke with a Birmingham accent.

His accomplice was shorter and slimmer with short fair hair, wearing a long-sleeved Adidas top with yellow stripes. He had a white carrier bag.

Police closed Queens Road for a while after the raid. Anyone with inforation should call DS Tony Mumford on 01926 415000.
       

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 3 Jul 00

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