[06 APR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Attempt In Coventry Street
man was slightly injured yesterday after two attackers tried to
snatch his laptop computer in a Coventry street.
incident happened at a bus stop in Binley Road at the junction
with Copeswood Terrace at about 6.10pm.
26 year old Hillfields man was waiting at the bus stop when the
two men came and stood by him in the shelter.
demanded that the man hand over his bag, he refused and then there
was a tussle between the offenders and the man as he held onto his
of the offenders did manage to get the bag off the man but he
managed to get it back and the offenders then ran off empty
first offender is described as an Asian man, about 5ft 11in tall
and of stocky build. He was aged in his early 20's and wearing
dark sports type clothing with a hood over most of his face.
second offender is described as an Asian man, about 5ft 9in tall
and of medium build. He was also wearing dark sports type clothing
with a hood over most of his face.
victim suffered bruising to his body.
with any information is asked to contact police at Chace Avenue on
024 7653 9040.