[01 FEB 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
£2,000 Stolen In
Coventry Street Attack
robber snatched a woman's handbag containing £2,000 cash as she
was on her way to the building society to deposit it in Coventry.
are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened in
Station Street East in Foleshill at 12.25pm on Monday.
37-year-old victim, from Coventry, was approached from behind and
pushed, causing her to fall over.
offender tried to snatch her bag but she held on to it and there
was a struggle.
managed to grab hold of the bag and made off back down the road.
woman was on her way to the Coventry Building Society on Station
Street East to deposit the money which her savings.
offender is of eastern European appearance, in his early 20s,
medium build, 5ft 8ins tall. He has a thin face, dark eyes and had
a stud through his eyebrow.
was wearing a beige Nike baseball cap, black puffa jacket, dark
beige jeans and black leather shoes.
with any information should contact Stoney Stanton CID on 024 7653
9030 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.