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[22 MAR 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Man Attacked At Coventry Cash Point

A Coventry man was grabbed and threatened with a knife at a cash point machine yesterday.

The incident happened at about 9pm by the Coventry Building Society in Tile Hill Lane, Tile Hill.

The victim was approached by two youths who grabbed his coat. They pulled him around and demanded money.

Hen pushed one of the youths away but then the second youth produced a knife and tried to lunge at the victim.

The youth with the knife then took about 10 and the two made off, leaving the victim uninjured but was very shaken.

The attacker with the knife is 18 or 19 with a slight moustache, dark brown hair, a round face and thin lips.

He was wearing a dark coloured baseball cap with a motif on the front and a thigh length black jacket.

The other youth was aged about 15 and was wearing a dark coloured baseball cap, a dark thigh length coat and dark trousers.

Police 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.
 

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 22 Mar 01
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