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Petrol Station Staff Hit By Robbers

Cashiers at a motorway service station were hit by raiders who escaped with cash and phonecards yesterday.

Three men walked into the petrol station at the Corley services on the northbound of the M6 at 1am, while another waited in ac car outside.

One man, aged between 18 and 20, who is 6ftm thin, and was wearing a dark woolly hat, blue jeans and a white cotton jacket, appeared to be holding a cosh.

He hit one of the male cashiers with the cosh.

His accomplice, aged 18 to 25, who was wearing a light-coloured jacket, then struck another cashier.

The third man, who is 18 to 26, 6ft, thin and was wearing a white or cream hooded top, stayed by the door.

The attackers took money and phonecards from the till and escaped in a white E-reg Vauxhall Astra. A similar car was later found burnt out outside the Colliery Club in Bennett’s Road North, Keresley.

Forensic officers have examined the vehicle. The cashiers were both treated for cuts and bruises at George Eliot Hospital.

Witnesses should call Atherstone CID on 01926 415000 ext 3691.

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 26 Mar 01
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