[21 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Woman's Tooth Broken
In Street Attack
masked robber pushed a woman to the ground as he took more than £300
from her in a street struggle in Coventry.
victim was out collecting insurance money when she was set upon in
Lauderdale avenue, Holbrooks at 7.15pm on Monday.
man approached her from behind and put his arm around her neck.
a husky voice, with a local accent, he told her to give him money.
A struggle broke out during which the woman fell to the floor. She
suffered a broken tooth and cuts to her face.
man ran off with a red pencil case, which has a logo with
multi-coloured spiders on it, which contained £300.
is 5ft 6ins and wore a black balaclava, a black puffa jacket,
black tracksuit bottoms and black gloves.
should call 024 7653 9020.