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Cyclist Robbed In Knuckle-Duster Attack

A Coventry man was threatened with a knuckle-duster before being robbed of his bike in a street attack yesterday.

The 20-year-old was set upon in Swan Lane, Stoke, at 5.40pm.

The victim was on his bike when two men pulled up in a white escort car and got out of the vehicle. One had a knuckle- duster on his fist and demanded the man's bike.

One of the men then escaped on the bike, a Saracen mountain bike, which is blue and silver with 24 speed gears, while the other offender made off in the car.

They are both white and aged about 25, One is 6ft 1-2ins with short brown crew cut hair and had stubble and pox marked face with a front tooth missing. He was wearing a blue shirt and jeans.

The other was slim with short black hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Stoney Stanton Road 024 7653 9020.
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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 13 Feb 01
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