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[23 APR 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Daylight Robbery

A man was robbed near Whitefriars Monastery on Saturday afternoon.

The incident took place at 3.45pm on the grass verge next to the Monastery at Ringway Whitefriars, Coventry.

The 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.

The Solihull man was not injured.

The 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.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Chace Avenue police station on 024 7653 9040.
 

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 23 Apr 01
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