[01 DEC 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Reward To Catch Ram
A £1000 reward is being offered by
the owner of a designer clothes shop that was ram-raided last
VIP Clothing in Earl Street,
Coventry was attacked by ram-raiders who stole £40,000 of
Now Mr Bains, joint owner of the
shop, is offering a reward of £1000 for information leading to
the arrest and conviction of offenders.
The raid happened shortly before
midnight on Tuesday 20 November when a stolen red Metro was used
to smash through the metal roller shutters of the shop.
Three thieves wearing hoods and
with their faces covered then took various items of clothing. They
then put them into a second vehicle, a dark blue 'R' registered
Golf GTI, and escaped towards Hillfields.
Police have not yet traced the Golf
vehicle. The Metro had been stolen from the Stoke area earlier on
the day of the raid.
The goods stolen were a variety of
men's and women's clothing, jumpers, tops, jeans, trousers, skirts
and jackets. This included clothing from designers labels such as
Moschino, Stone Island, Prada, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Evisu, Versace
Anyone with information about this
incident should call 0845 113 5000 and ask for CID at Little Park
Street police station or people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555