Knifepoint carjacking in Coventry city centre - The Coventry Observer

13th Aug, 2022

Knifepoint carjacking in Coventry city centre

A CAR has been stolen at knifepoint in Coventry city centre.

The carjacking happened in Jordan Well at around 9:35pm last night (Monday, August 5).

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “The driver of a Vauxhall Corsa and his friend were threatened with a knife by two men who took the keys and drove off.

“Fortunately neither of the men were injured.”

A social media post describing the incident reads: “The carjackers are described as young, skinny Asian lads with one having some front gold teeth and all having some facial hair.

“This car jacking involved a knife so please be careful. This gang may also be related to some other recent carjackings in Coventry.”

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime quoting 20CV/186240z/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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