[23 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Knife Held To Truck
truck driver was hijacked and robbed at knife point as he waited
at traffic lights in Coventry.
man was in Riley Square waiting for the lights to change when a
man got in his cab on Saturday at 11.30pm.
asked the driver for a lift and told him to take him to Wood End.
they were on the estate the man produced a knife and held it to
the driverís throat.
took a £1,000 watch, a £350 bracelet, a £300 neck chain, a
Nokia mobile phone and bank cards and then escaped.
offender is black, 5ft 8ins, in his late 20s or early 30s and wore
a light-coloured anorak with the hood up.
should call police on 024 7662 1756.