[15 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Teenager Fights Off
City Sex Attacker
Coventry teenager was dragged away from the street by a man who
tried to attack her as she left a city nightclub yesterday.
17-year-old had left the Colosseum nightclub in Primrose Hill
Street and was walking to McGuigans bar at the junction with
Swanswell Street when she was set on at 1.45am.
girl had seen two black cabs outside the bar and wanted to get one
to take her home.
as she neared them she was grabbed from behind by a man who
dragged her of fthe streets.
teenager managed to struggle free and ran away to safety.
attacker is white, in his 20s and medium build. He has dark brown
hair with a centre parting and wore a cream jacket and dark
victim did not suffer any injuries but was left very shaken by the
police spokesman called for help in finding the offender. He said:
urged any witnesses, particularly the two black cab drivers, to
ring officers on 024 7653 9010.
offences could have had far more serious consequences. There had
to have been a number of people in Swanswell Street and Primrose
Hill Street making their way home after visiting local