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[06 MAR 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Security Guard Threatened With Gun

Raiders armed with a gun stole a cash box containing thousands of pounds from a security guard as he left a Coventry store yesterday.

The incident took place at 3.35pm on Monday outside Stage 2, a shop in Austin Drive, Bell Green.

Two offenders approached a Securicor officer as he left the store. One of them threatened the man with a handgun, before stealing the cash box and escaping in a stolen Volvo vehicle being driven by a third offender.

The first two offenders are black or mixed-race and had scarves and hats covering their faces. There is no description of the car driver.

The offenders stole a cash box containing several thousand pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Stoney Stanton Road 024 7653 9812.

SEE:
[06 MAR 01] ARMED ROBBERY SPREE CONTINUES IN COVENTRY
[05 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
  

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 6 Mar 01
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