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[07 DEC 00] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Security Guard Stabbed In Tussle

A security guard was slashed in the face as he struggled with an alleged shoplifter in a street yesterday.

The security guard from Debenhams grappled with the man outside the Nat West bank in Nuneaton town centre yesterday.

During the altercation, the guard, a man aged 40 from Wolverhampton, received a 3cm gash to his face.

He was taken to George Eliot hospital for treatment.

Police later arrested a 24-year-old man from Nuneaton in New Century Way.

He was taken into custody on suspicion of wounding, criminal damage of a window and theft.

The man is due to be interviewed later today. Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact Nuneaton CID on 024 7664 1111.
 
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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 7 Dec 00
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