[13 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Attacked By Youths
15-year-old boy was in custody today after a man working in an
Indian takeaway was attacked with a wooden weapon.
assault took place at Agra Fort in Holbrook Road, Rugby at 11pm
offenders stood outside the takeaway and shouted racist abuse at
staff inside the building.
then walked in and became physically aggressive when the staff
tried to escort them off the premises.
weapon, possibly an old table leg, was produced, and the youths
attacked a member of staff.
37-year-old victim was taken to Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital
suffering from bruising and a broken nose.
is said to be “satisfactory” condition, but has been detained
while tests are carried out to make sure his injuries are not
worse than originally diagnosed.
15-year-old youth was arrested sometime after the attack and was
in police custody today awaiting interview.
are hunting a second offender, and urge any witnesses to contact
them in confidence on 01788 541111 ext 3777.