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Coventry couple attacked by robber wielding axe during horrifying attack

Felix Nobes 20th Sep, 2018 Updated: 20th Sep, 2018

A ROBBER wielding an axe allegedly cut a Coventry woman’s face during a horrifying attack.

Police are appealing for the public to come forward with information.

The incident took place on Cope Arnolds Close, Longford, Coventry.

Jaime Kelly and her partner Kirk Matthews had jewellery stolen after the traumatic robbery.

Tammy Jolene Kelly, Jaime’s sister, says the couple’s niece, 4, was left covered in blood after her father was assaulted with hammers and her mother was sliced with the axe.

West Midlands Police said: “Police are investigating after a man and woman were hit with an axe during a robbery.

“The pair, both aged in their 30s, were treated for injuries which were not serious. Jewellery was taken and enquiries are on-going.

“Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime quoting crime reference number 20CV/209703K/18 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Tammy Jolene Kelly posted on Facebook: “Last night some tramp robbed my sisters house – walked in with hammers and axes and cut her face.”

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