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[02 AUG 01] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Robbers Hit Betting Shop

Armed robbers struck at a Coventry bookmakers yesterday.

The incident took place at the William Hill betting shop in Holbrooks Lane, Holbrooks at 3pm.

Three men went into the shop armed with handguns while the premises was full of customers.

One jumped over the counter and grabbed a quantity of cash while a second threatened customers, ordering them to lie on the floor.

The robbers then made off in a silver Rover.

Two of the men are Asian and the other one black, and all were wearing black and white bandanas.

Anyone with information should contact police at Stoney Stanton Road on 024 7653 9020.
 

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 2 Aug 01
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