[01 OCT 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Armed Robbery At
Police in Coventry are appealing
for witnesses after an armed robbery at a service station in the
city during the morning of Saturday 29 September.
The incident happened at 11.35am at
the Oak Service Station on the A45 Birmingham Road at Eastern
An offender went into the manager's
office at the premises and threatened staff with a black handgun
before taking a quantity of cash and cheques
He then drove off in a Seat car
which was later recovered.
The offender is described as a man
of medium build, about 5ft 10in tall. He was wearing a dark
coloured shell suit and a light blue scarf covering his face and
No one was injured in the incident.
Police are appealing for witnesses,
particularly any customers at the service station, who may have
seen what happened.
Any witnesses or anyone with
information is asked to contact detectives at Little Park Street
police station in Coventry on 024 7653 9082.