[23 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Sweet Display Of
Courage Against Robber
man working in an off-licence threw a display of sweets at a
robber who threatened him with a knife and demanded money.
attack happened in Willes Road, Leamington at 9pm last night when
the offender walked into Boozebusters.
else was in the off-licence at the time and the man approached the
52-year-old working behind the counter.
pulled a black-handled seven-inch knife out of his top and
threatened the man.
the assistant threw a confectionery display at the offender, who
is in his late 20s, slim build, 6ft and wore a black hooded top
hat covered most of his face.
who saw where the man ran to after he left the shop should call PC
Wong at Leamington police station on 01296 415000.