[23 APR 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
man was robbed near Whitefriars Monastery on Saturday afternoon.
incident took place at 3.45pm on the grass verge next to the
Monastery at Ringway Whitefriars, Coventry.
victim, a 39 year old man from Solihull, approached the offender
to ask him directions to the train station. The offender showed
him the way, then forced him to the ground and robbed him,
stealing £14 cash and his glasses worth £70.
Solihull man was not injured.
offender is described as an Asian male, 20-25 years old, 5ft 4in
tall with short hair. He was wearing a light blue woolly hat, a
blue leather jacket with short sleeves, jeans and black shoes.
are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Chace
Avenue police station on 024 7653 9040.