[29 AUG 00] CRIMES,
FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Shop Staff Robbed At Gunpoint
Shop staff in
Nuneaton were robbed at gunpoint by three men who took cash and
Three men went in
to the Spar in Trafford Drive yesterday about 9.05pm and held up
the two female cashiers and two shoppers.
entered the shop and all were concealing their faces and one was
armed with a handgun.
one of the two female cashiers working to go into the back of
the store and ordered her to open the safe, and a quantity of
cash was taken. One took cigarettes and one acted as lookout.”
The women were
said to be unhurt but very shaken.
The three made
off in a Red Astra car, which may have been found later on. A red
Astra car was found abounded and ablaze in Wood End, Coventry, and
police are investigating to see if it is the same vehicle.
information should call Nuneaton police on 024-7664 3111.