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[16 FEB 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Woman Attacked In Coventry Park

A Coventry woman suffered a cut lip after she was threatened with a knife, set upon and robbed by three attackers in a city park.

The attack happened on Thursday 8 February at 10pm in Primrose Hill Park, Hillfields. The 20-year-old victim was accosted by three men, one of whom threatened her with a six-inch Stanley knife.

One of the attackers grabbed her shoulder bag, and the strap broke as she tried to hold on to it.

There was a struggle, during which the woman suffered a cut lip.

Eventually the trio escaped with the bag, containing two mobile phones and 60 in cash.

All three men are white, in their 20s and about 5ft 9in tall. The first has short brown hair, a pock-marked face, is slim and wore a dark tracksuit.

The other men had olive-coloured skin. One wore a black leather jacket while the other has short dark hair and a chubby face.

Witnesses should call police at Little Park Street on 024 7653 9010.
 
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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 16 Feb 01
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