[19 APR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Spar Store Hit By
Spar store in Coventry was hit by an armed robber last night.
robbery took place last night at the Spar shop in Parkhill Drive,
Eastern Green, Coventry.
offender wearing a black woollen balaclava and holding a black
hand gun went into the store at about 9.40pm. He pointed the
weapon at staff and handed over a carrier bag which he told them
to fill with money.
shots were fired and staff were not injured.
offender got away with £300 cash plus phone cards and cigarettes.
He is described as a white man, 6ft 3in tall and of slight build.
He is aged 19 to 23 and was wearing a grey sweatshirt and blue
with information is asked to call Little Park Street station on
024 7653 9000.