[06 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Armed Robbery Spree
Continues In Coventry
are looking at the possibility that a spate of armed robberies
across the city could be linked following a series of attacks on
recent attacks have taken place in the Earlsdon and Spon End area
of the city and have featured men with similar descriptions
threatening staff with a knife.
week there were four armed robberies and a street attack, and yesterday
police released details of four more incidents.
latest offences involve a robbery at Chapelfields General Store in
Sir Thomas Whites Road, Chapelfields at 9.30pm on Saturday.
men entered the store and one of them threatened the 51-year-old
male serving in the shop with a six-inch kitchen knife. The other
man grabbed between £30-50 cash from the till and both of them
first man is white, 5ft 8ins to 10ins slim with short brown hair,
and was wearing a black fleece top, black jeans and gloves.
other man had brown or black hair, aged 20-40, slim, wearing waist
length black anorak and dark jeans.
with information is asked to contact police on 024 7653 9030.
a man with a stocking over his head threatened a member of staff
at Victoria Wine in Albany Road with a kitchen knife on Sunday at
offender walked behind the till and grabbed cash and phonecards
is white, 6ft, slim, in his late 20s or early 30s and wore a green
tracksuit top with stripes on the sleeve and had light tracksuit
should call 024 7653 9040.
attacks happened after man with a knife and a stocking on his head
raided a post office in Spon End and a supermarket in Radford in
Saturday and Sunday.
police spokeswoman said:
are looking at the possibility that they might be linked, but it
is too early to say that for definite.
have been quite a few incidents in Coventry lately. There were
several late last week and and we put three or four out
MAR 01] CITY POST OFFICE HELD UP BY KNIFE MAN
[05 MAR 01] COVENTRY STORE ATTACKED BY ARMED ROBBERS
[01 MAR 01] VIOLENT ROBBERY SPREE HITS CITY