[29 MAR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Pensioner Robbed By
workmen stole hundreds of pounds from an 82-year-old woman after
calling at her Coventry home.
men knocked on the victim's door in Willenhall Lane at 8pm
yesterday and shouted "emergency water."
men were allowed access to the property and one of the offenders
told her he needed to turn off the taps under the sink.
he was doing this, the second offender searched the living room
and stole more than £400 cash.
then fled the property towards Penarth Grove.
offenders are white, about 5ft 5ins tall, and had short brown
hair. They are aged 20 to 25 and are medium build. One of them
spoke with a lisp.
with any information should contact police on 024 7653 9040 or
Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.