[01 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Boy Held At
Knifepoint By Bike Robbers
boy had his bicycle robbed from him at knifepoint after it was
grabbed as he rode down a Coventry street.
14-year-old was cycling in Swan Lane, Hillfields at 5.30pm when a
youth stepped out in front of him and grabbed the handlebars.
threatened the frightened lad, and a second offender appeared with
a knife and also made threats.
took the bicycle, a red and grey Shogun Axis mountain bike worth
£250, away from the boy, who was left uninjured but terrified by
offenders are black aged 17 or 18. One is 5ft 6ins and wore a
black woollen hat, a green and black jacket and black boots.
second attacker is 5ft 8ins, slim and had a navy blue bomber
jacket and cream jeans.
should call 024 7653 9010.