[17 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Pensioner In Purse Snatch
pensioner was pushed to the ground by muggers who stole her purse
containing £500 in Coventry yesterday.
61-year-old victim was pushed in the back, causing her to tumble
to the floor in Roseberry Avenue, Wood End at 12.45pm.
attackers pulled her purse out her jacket pocket and fled. It has
£505 in it.
were about 5ft 2ins and medium build. One was wearing a black
tracksuit and a blue Nike woolly hat.
second, who is black, was wearing a dark jacket, dark trousers,
black trainers and a black Adidas hat. He also had long
dreadlocks. Witnesses should call 024 7653 9020 or 0800 555111.