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[09 MAR 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Knife Held To Woman's Neck In Post Office Raid

A customer in a Coventry post office was grabbed and had a knife held to her neck by a man who stole cash yesterday.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at about 2.20pm at the post office in Ordnance Road, Foleshill.

A man went into the post office and grabbed the customer, who is a 48-year-old woman from the Foleshill area.

He held a knife to her neck and demanded money.

The man got away with a small quantity of cash and ran off leaving the customer shocked and upset.

He is white, slim and in his early 20s. He has a thin, spotty face with a slight moustache. He was wearing a light blue hooded sports jacket, dark jeans and white trainers.

Police at Stoney Stanton Road are urging any witnesses or anyone with any information about who the offender might be to contact them on 024 7653 9020 or people can call Crimestoppers free on 0800 555 111.
 
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