[21 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
City Robbery Suspect
Appears In Court
Coventry man was in police custody today after being arrested on
suspicion of a spate of armed robberies at shops in the city.
magistrates today agreed to allow the police to keep him in
custody until Saturday morning while further investigations are
28-year-old was arrested shortly after an alleged armed robbery at
Victoria Wine in Albany Road, Earlsdon, on Monday at 9.35pm.
arrested a man shortly after the incident, during which staff were
allegedly threatened with a knife.
today appealed for people to look for items that may have been
discarded by the suspect.
Terry Mosey said:
are appealing to anyone who finds a box containing packets of
tens and twenties of cigarettes, a hat, a scarf, a body warmer
and dark green hooded top to contact police so we can carry out
added that the suspect would also be interviewed about similar
robberies at shops in the area.
who can help should call police on 024 7653 9082.