[11 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Of Shoes At Gun Point
young boy was robbed of money and his trainers at gun-point in
Coventry city centre yesterday.
11-year-old from Stoke Heath was outside the Museum of British
Road Transport in Hales Street at 4pm when he was attacked.
older lads, believed to be aged about 14, pointed the gun at the
boy and demanded that he give them money.
handed over £8 and they then told him to give them his new
trainers. They took the shoes and then ran off.
say the frightened boy thought the gun was a pellet gun. They are
appealing for witnesses to call Little Park Street police station
on 024 7653 9010.