[22 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Man Attacked At
Coventry Cash Point
Coventry man was grabbed and threatened with a knife at a cash
point machine yesterday.
incident happened at about 9pm by the Coventry Building Society in
Tile Hill Lane, Tile Hill.
victim was approached by two youths who grabbed his coat. They
pulled him around and demanded money.
pushed one of the youths away but then the second youth produced a
knife and tried to lunge at the victim.
youth with the knife then took about £10 and the two made off,
leaving the victim uninjured but was very shaken.
attacker with the knife is 18 or 19 with a slight moustache, dark
brown hair, a round face and thin lips.
was wearing a dark coloured baseball cap with a motif on the front
and a thigh length black jacket.
other youth was aged about 15 and was wearing a dark coloured
baseball cap, a dark thigh length coat and dark trousers.
at the Tile Hill sector are appealing for any information. People
can contact Little Park Street police station on 024 7653 9010 or
Crimestoppers on freephone 0800 555 111.