Appeal for information following attempted robberies – Nuneaton
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Warwickshire Police is appealing for information following three incidents in Nuneaton over the past week.
At around 2.25pm on 11 January, a shop keeper was threatened with an item, believed to be a knife, in a convenience store on Alexandra Street. There were no reported injuries and nothing was stolen (log number 219 of 11 January).
At around 9.45pm last night (13 January), a man in his early 60s was followed on Fitton Street. He was threatened with an object, believed to be a knife, and ran from the scene. There were no reported injuries and nothing was stolen (log number 395 of 13 January).
At around 10.20pm on the same evening, a shop keeper was threatened with a knife in a shop on Heath End Road. No money was handed over and the suspect left the store. (log number 407 of 13 January).
The suspect is described as a white male, believed to be aged between 16-20, wearing all black, with a black face covering.
Det Sgt Richard Walker from Nuneaton CID said: “We’re currently treating the three incidents as linked, and would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed them or any suspicious behaviour in the area over the previous week to please come forward.
“As part of our investigation, we have a number of enquiries ongoing including reviewing CCTV and forensic evidence. If anyone has any doorbell or dashcam footage in these locations on the above dates and times, we would like to hear from you.
“Officers will be in the area over the coming days to carry out enquiries and conduct reassurance patrols. If anyone has any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting the above reference numbers.”
Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.