[18 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Robbers Hit Coventry
worker at a Coventry branch of Kwiksave was forced at gunpoint to
return to his store to open it for robbers who stole £5,000 of
man had shut the shop in Quorn Way, Ernesford Grange, with
colleagues at 8.30pm on Friday.
man separated from his colleagues and was approached by a man in
Edward Bailey Close.
he got close the man produced a gun from under his jacket, and
forced the shop worker to get into an old-style blue Ford Sierra,
where another man was waiting.
demanded the keys to shop, but the man did not have them. They
then forced him to call the shop manager and arrange to meet him
at the store.
they got in they stole £5,000 of Vodafone and Siemens mobile
phones, phone cards and cigarettes.
police spokesman said:
was a terrifying experience for the two men and we are anxious
to contact any witnesses."
with information should call 024 7653 9040.