[07 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Stabbed In Tussle
security guard was slashed in the face as he struggled with an
alleged shoplifter in a street yesterday.
security guard from Debenhams grappled with the man outside the
Nat West bank in Nuneaton town centre yesterday.
the altercation, the guard, a man aged 40 from Wolverhampton,
received a 3cm gash to his face.
was taken to George Eliot hospital for treatment.
later arrested a 24-year-old man from Nuneaton in New Century Way.
was taken into custody on suspicion of wounding, criminal damage
of a window and theft.
man is due to be interviewed later today. Police are appealing for
any witnesses to contact Nuneaton CID on 024 7664 1111.