[01 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Armed Robbers Escape
With £19,000 In City
armed with baseball bats attacked a Securicor guard before making
off with £19,000 outside a Coventry supermarket yesterday.
was set upon from behind outside Morrison in Skipworth Road,
Binley at 6.10pm.
offenders, who were both wearing balaclavas, grabbed the money box
he was carrying and go made off in a red VW Golf registration
car was later found abandoned with the money in Willowherb Close,
offenders had driven over the cashbox to try and break it open,
and had activated the dye inside the container.
made the money useless, and the crooks fled the scene.
are looking for any witnesses, particularly anyone who saw the
attackers fleeing the car.
have offered a £5,000 reward for information leading to the
arrest and conviction of the offenders.
with information should call 024 7653 9040.
[01 MAR 01]: CITY
GUARD ATTACKED BY ARMED ROBBER
SEE [01 MAR 01]: COVENTRY
CLUB WORKER BEATEN BY ROBBERS
SEE [01 MAR 01]: SHOP
ASSISTANT ASSAULTED BY CITY THIEF