[08 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Female Guard Grabbed
As Cash Stolen
man grabbed a security guard around the neck and stole the cashbox
she was carrying from a Coventry DIY store.
daylight attack happened on Saturday outside B&Q on the Alvis
Retail Park in Holyhead Road at 1.30pm.
offender approached the 32-year-old woman, who was carrying the
box and grabbed her.
told her to hand over the box, which contained cash and cheques,
and he fled with it in a green Ford Fiesta.
car was later found abandoned in Doebank Lane, near the store.
Police discovered that it had been stolen.
appealed for witnesses to contact them on 024 7653 9082. The man
they are looking for is in his early 30s, 5ft 9ins, clean shaven
with dark, wavy hair, and he wore faded blue jeans and a dark blue