[27 JUL 00] CRIMES,
FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Threat In Warwick Pub Raid
and staff were told to get on the floor by two men brandishing a
brick and a sawn-off shotgun.
pair stormed in to the Warwick pub, wearing combat gear, and fled
with cash from the till.
police spokesman said:
had a sawn off shotgun and the other had a large brick. One man
pointed the gun at around 12 people who were in the pub and
demanded they got on the floor.
other man ordered the staff to open the till and took an amount
of cash from the till before they made off.
this has been very frightening for everyone involved and police
would like to hear from anyone who knows anything about this
armed robbery took place in the Avon Tavern, Pickard Street, about
10.40pm last night.
men were described as white and in their early 20s, both wearing
black and white combat trousers, gloves and balaclavas.
was said to be 6ft tall and slim – his accomplice was 5ft 6in,
stocky with a black bomber or fleece-type top and spoke with an
is thought they left on foot towards the Emscote Road, but there
is a possible link with a red or blue Orion car seen nearby.
with information should call DS Burford at Warwick CID on 01926
[30 JUL 00]
people in their 20s were arrested at a house in Leamington by
Warwickshire police on Friday, and are due to be interviewed.