[29 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Club Stewards Fight
Off Armed Robbers
stewards at a club near Coventry fought off raiders armed with
guns early today.
stewdardess, aged 50, at Brandon Working Menís Club in Main Street,
Brandon, was cashing up at 12.25am when she came across two men
had a shotgun and the other was also armed with a fire arm.
told her to hand over the cash, but her cries for help were heard
by the club steward, aged 47, and a male friend, aged 39.
two men took on the attackers and a struggle broke out, during
which a window was smashed from the inside.
offenders fled empty-handed, leaving the two men who took them on
needing stitches at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital for cuts to
shots were fired during the incident and the stewardess didnít
need hospital treatment.
attacker is 5ft 9ins and may have had an Irish accent. He had
short black hair.
accomplice is 6ft and medium build. He has short black hair and
short black sideburns.
who saw the attackers escaping in a small car should call PC
Crouch on 01788 541111.