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[16 JAN 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Manager Handcuffed And Kicked By Robber 

A manager of a restaurant was forced by an armed robber to empty a safe before he was handcuffed and kicked.

The attack took place at the Little Chef on Liveridge Hill near Henley-in-Arden took place shortly after 6am yesterday.

The 21-year-old manager, who comes from the Rugby area, arrived at the building and opened it up.

He was confronted by a man with a stocking over his head and a shot-gun.

The attacker forced the manager to open the safe and put money into a pillow case.

More than 1,000 was handed over and the attacker then pushed the victim into the restaurant area and handcuffed him.

Once the manager was on the floor the attacker kicked him in the head.

Police are looking for a white man in his late 30s, 5ft 8ins, stocky build. Hew as wearing a tracksuit top, blue bottoms and was carrying a shot gun with a wooden handle around one-and-a-half feet long.

The manager was treated for bruising and lacerations to his forehead.

Anyone who saw anything is urged to contact police at Leamington CID on 01926 415000.
 

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 16 Jan 01
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