[12 OCT 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Scratch Card Robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses
after a man stole Lottery scratch cards from a shop in Coventry.
A man went into Brownshill Green
News in Brownshill Green Road, Coventry at about 2.10pm yesterday
He went up to the counter and
pushed the female shop assistant. He then grabbed at the National
Lottery scratch card display.
He stole about 1000 scratch cards
and made off, leaving the woman very shaken.
The offender is described as a
white man, aged in his early 20s, of slight build with a slim
face. He had short dark hair which was brushed forward and a
goatee beard with a bar in his eyebrow. He looked untidy and was
wearing a beige/grey top.
Police at Little Park Street are
appealing for witnesses or anyone with any information to call
0845 113 5000 and ask for Little Park Street CID.