[24 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Hot Pursuit Follows
youths are in police custody today following a motorway chase
which started after a woman was hit on the head with a screwdriver
in an attempted robbery.
woman was attacked in Hathaway Stores in Alcester Road, Stratford
at 2.50pm after five youths went into the shop.
was hit on the head with a screwdriver but the gang fled with out
taking any money.
were called and gave chase to the gang as they drove away from the
town. They went down the A46 and along the M40 before stopping
their Nissan Sunny between junction 14 and 15 at 3.09pm.
five are from Northamptonshire and are aged 17. They are in
custody at Leamington police station awaiting interview in
connection with the attempted robber and a street theft in Pandora